Important Safety Notice

Water Supply Program - Important Safety Notice

The Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is working to secure Atlanta’s water future. The Water Supply Program (formerly the Bellwood Quarry) is now a drinking water reservoir and is a RESTRICTED site. Recreational activities such as swimming, scuba diving, kayaking, canoeing, etc. is PROHIBITED due to the potential contamination of the water supply. There are also massive pumps in the 2.4 billion gallons of water. When activated, the force of the pumps can drag a person underneath the water and pull them into the pumping manifold causing serious injury or death.

Additionally, the Westside Park is an active construction site and anyone trespassing the park or the reservoir are in violation of federal laws and will be arrested. For more information, please visit