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Special Earth Month Tour:

Mayor Byron Brown will be hosting a public tour of the Colonel Ward Pumping Plant in recognition of Earth Month.  The City of Buffalo welcomes the public to come and tour this historical landmark along with our Mayor Byron Brown.

The tour will be held on; April 29, 2017 from 10AM to 2PM at the Colonel Ward Pumping Plant located at 2 Porter Avenue - Buffalo, NY - 14201. If you plan on attending the event we ask that you utilize the entrance located on D.A.R Dr.  Parking will be available at the Centennial Pool in LaSalle Park. Hope to see you there.


Please Note: Public tours will be suspended due to ongoing plant construction.

All requests for tours for the Colonel Ward Pumping Plant Complex must be addressed to:

Patrick Martin- Pumping Plant Superintendant

Buffalo Water Authority

2 Porter Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14201

If you would like to submit a tour request, please fill out the information below.  Note: all fields must be filled in prior to you submission. Thank you.

In your request please include the following information:

  • Requested date and time for the tour
  • Main contact (name and number)
  • Number of individuals who will be participating in the tour