Rain Barrels Available to Akron ResidentsThe City of Akron has teamed up with the Summit Soil & Water Conservation District to provide residents with rain barrels as part of the Akron Waterways Renewed! program.Read MoreAWR! Construction Site Trolley ToursSign up to take a tour of various construction sites on one of the City's trolleys.Read MoreOhio Canal Interceptor Tunnel Live FeedJoin us to watch Rosie's delivery and assembly!Read More

Akron Waterways Renewed!

One of Akron’s most valuable assets is its abundant supply of fresh water. It represents an important asset that has benefited the people of Akron for over a century through economic growth and prosperity.

Important Documents

All Akron Student Engineering Program Student ProfilePosted: July 13, 2017The All Akron Student Engineering Program summer internship is in full swing! We will begin highlighting some of our students over the next few wee...Read More >
A Bird's Eye ViewPosted: August 17, 2016The Akron Waterways Renewed! program is a monumental undertaking. Fortunately for us, the residents here in Akron seem to have a general interest ...Read More >
Where Does the Rain Go?Posted: June 16, 2016Downtown Akron after a thunderstorm We’re seeing a lot of rain here in downtown Akron. Have you ever looked out the window and asked yourself, “Wh...Read More >
New Towpath Trail RoutePosted: March 28, 2016In our latest video blog, we take a look at the new route of the Towpath Trail during the construction of the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel!  Read More >
Wilbeth Wetlands ProjectPosted: March 03, 2016We're happy to share with our readers the following information regarding the Wilbeth Wetlands, written by Heather Ullinger of the City of Akron En...Read More >
Happy New Year!Posted: January 08, 2016New Year, New Look for AWR! If you've visited our site before, you might have noticed our new, streamlined layout. Hopefully, you will find our si...Read More >
Video Blog: Mustill StorePosted: December 30, 2015In this post we visit The Mustill Store, which overlooks Lock 15 on the Ohio and Erie Canal. Read More >