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Delta Water Plant, Reservoirs and

Bad Creek



Current Water Treatment Plant

The plant went into operation in September 2006 

The Village of Delta has seven water superintendents in its history.

Water Plant Superintendents   Years of Service
Frank Harmon   1920’s – 1950’s
Nolan Tuckerman    
Galen Gault    
Glen Harmon   1971? – April 29, 1988
Richard Turi   April 29-1988 -
Larry Born   January 1, 2000 – April 18, 2012
Vacant   April 18, 2012 – August 20, 2012
Don Johnson   August 20, 2012 - Present

Old Delta Reservoir

Another View Old Delta Reservoir
Old Delta Water Treatment Plant
Drive Between the Old and New Delta Reservoirs

Bad Creek Dam by the Delta Reservoir

Bad Creek begins between Co. Rd L and M west of Twsp. Rd 13 and flows east through Winameg by the home of Dresden Howard by where the Council Oak once stood then turning southeasterly toward Delta flowing by the west side of the Delta Reservoirs.  It meanders around the north and west side of Delta and then goes east along the south edge of town turning back southeasterly toward Texas, Ohio where it empties into the Maumee River.  It was said to be much bigger in the early days and used by the Indians and early settlers for travel.  It was called the Keeg Creek by the Indians and later named Bad Creek by the pioneers.


More History Along Bad Creek

The Village’s raw water supply comes from Bad Creek, a small stream that feeds into the Maumee River. Water from Bad creek is pumped into Reservoir #2, a 400 million gallon structure that was dedicated on April 28, 1985

New Delta Reservoir
Another of New Delta Reservoir
New Delta Reservoir at Sunset

Rails to Trails Bridge over Bad Creek at South Delta

More Pictures of Bridge

Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife

Maps of Delta Reservoirs 1 & 2


Calendar of Sesquicentennial Events

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Table of Contents Outline


Links to Other Pages


Sesquicentennial Committee Appreciation Page


Early Delta History


Delta Park History


Delta Photos of the Past


1860 Federal Census list for Village of Delta

with other facts and biographical information of the early settlers


Mary Augusta WOOD

First child born in village of Delta


Delta Antique Building Collapses

June 2008




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