UPDATED: Findlay/Hancock County region not affected by northwestern water problems; list of locales warned

The Findlay and Hancock County region, including adjoining counties, are NOT affected by water quality problems in the Toledo area.

Fresh water in Findlay and nearby subdivisions is drawn from the above-ground Findlay reservoirs east of the city, and not from Lake Erie sources.  Smaller towns use well water or have their own reservoirs, such as Fostoria.

Supermarkets and other stores in Findlay, Hancock County and nearby areas were quickly cleaned out of bottled water this morning as people from the Toledo area came to buy up bottles of fresh water.

Here are the areas affected, according to WTOL-TV:

  • ALL of Lucas County
  • Toledo
  • Perrysburg
  • Perrysburg Township
  • Bedford Township
  • Walbridge
  • Northwood
  • Troy Township
  • Rossford
  • Lake Township
  • Maumee
  • Sylvania
  • Ottawa Hills
  • Erie Township
  • Village of Metamora
  • Eastern Swan Creek Township
  • Village of Whitehouse
  • Luna Pier
  • La Salle Township
  • Springfield Township
  • Sylvania
  • Sylvania Township
  • Waterville
  • Whitehouse
  • South County Water Customers – Michigan

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