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The Elyria Water Pumping Plant is located on the shores of Lake Erie in Lorain, bringing clean, fresh drinking water to homes and businesses in Elyria, Amherst, North Ridgeville, Northern Ohio Rural Water and several nearby townships and more. We serve over 110,000 people. Elyria Water Works operates in conjunction with Water Distribution and Public Utilities.

The City of Elyria has been treating, cleaning and pumping water to its citizens for close to two centuries, pioneering methods and equipment which are still in use today. Click here to explore the fascinating history and modern operations of water pumping for our City.


Water Pumping Department
Samuel F. Jacob, Superintendent

3628 West Erie Ave
Lorain, Ohio 44053
440-324-7669, ext 6201