The City of Akron Celebrates “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 19th – 25t

For Immediate Release Contact: Ellen Lander Nischt, Press Secretary / Assistant Director of Law ELander@akronohio.gov or 330/375-2325 Public Education Campaign Helps Residents Find and Fix Water…
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City of Akron Receives Finance Award

Akron, Ohio, December 14, 2017– For the 32nd consecutive year, the City of Akron has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for…
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Ohio EPA Presents PISCES Award to City of Akron

Today, Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler presents U.S. EPA’s PISCES Award to the City of Akron for its Howard Storage Basin project. The award is one of 28 projects to be recognized, and one of only…
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City of Akron to Host “Rosie Digs Akron” Send-off Event, Aug. 19th

Akron, Ohio, August 9, 2017 – The City of Akron and the Akron Waterways Renewed! (AWR!) will be hosting a free “Rosie Digs Akron” kick-off event on August 19th. Mayor Horrigan invites the public to…
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AWR! Begins Work on Carpenter Sewer Separation (CSO Rack 30) Project

Akron, Ohio, July 7, 2017 — Last month, Akron Waterways Renewed! (AWR!) began work on Cuyahoga Street for the Carpenter Sewer Separation (CSO Rack 30) project. This $2.3 million Environmental…
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Mayor Horrigan Announces $17 Million Savings on AWR! Project through Interest Rate Reduction

Akron, Ohio, July 6, 2017 — Today Mayor Horrigan announced that the City of Akron received a reduced interest rate on the Howard Storage Basin (CSO Rack 22) project, through the State of Ohio…
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WKSU Goes Underground With Akron's Big Dig

"Construction is in full swing on the biggest piece of Akron’s $1.4 billion sewer project. A free tour allows people to see what’s happening beneath the city." Read and hear the whole story here.
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Special Gorge Dam Program Series Kicks Off Next Month

Beginning in February, Summit Metro Parks will host special programs every month in or about Gorge Metro Park, located in Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, where there is a push to remove an obsolete 105-…
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CSO project underway this week

"AKRON — City of Akron officials said work on the $5.9 million Old Main Sewer Separation project began Dec. 5 on Ridge Street and will continue until next November. Part of the Akron Waterways…
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Bob Dyer: Having a blast

Motorists may have noticed some unusual orange signs in downtown Akron. As you head south on North Howard Street, approaching state Route 59, you are told you are entering a blasting zone. A short…
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