Hoover Reservoir


Some residents on Columbus' north side are complaining about foul smelling and tasting tap water.

´╗┐Blendon Township police have identified the body found in Hoover Reservoir on Tuesday.

Body Of Dublin Man Found In Submerged Vehicle

May 22, 2014

The Delaware County coroner has identified the body found inside a car submerged in Hoover Reservoir on Wednesday.

Columbus Public Utilities officials say they have spent nearly 725-thousand-dollars since late last year on carbon and other chemicals to treat water from the Hoover Reservoir.

Columbus Working To Fix Drinking Water Problems

Jan 7, 2014

The city of Columbus is spending 600 thousand dollars to treat the drinking water drawn from Hoover Reservoir and processed at the Hap Cremean water plant, after complaints about a foul smell and flavor.

Columbus Public Utilities officials say foul odors and tastes reported last month were caused by temperature changes that stirred up algae and organic minerals in the water in Hoover Reservoir.