GAINESVILLE - The Gainesville Public Utilities Department will host an Open House <br />
Friday, May 9 from Noon-4:00 at the Riverside Water Treatment Plant in <br />
celebration of National Drinking Water Week. <br />
Guests will be treated to tours and information on the amount of water that runs through the plant and how it's treated. <br />
The plant treats an average of 12 million gallons of water per day. The City of Gainesville serves more than 50,000 water accounts in Gainesville and Hall County.<br />
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.