Built to Last: Ypsilanti Stone Water Tower

Ypsilanti's historic Water Tower is featured in the YouTube Series, Built to Last, a series dedicated to unraveling the secrets behind enduring infrastructure. The Ypsilanti Water Tower has provided water to City residents since it was put in service in 1890!

YCUA Executive Director, Luke Blackburn, and Director of Service Operations, Sean Knapp, provided a tour of the historic Stone Water Tower to Ted Bennet and Allison Barnes of the Built to Last YouTube Series earlier this month and the completed episode has been released to YouTube! Click the link to watch the episode to learn about our Stone Water Tower and the history of Ypsilanti's water system.