As advertised in December 2013’s Put-in-Bay Gazette:
Special Notice to People on Ice Near the PiB Water Plant
The Village of Put-in-Bay Water Plant has a new water intake assembly. This intake is located approx. 500′ to 600′ offshore and due east of the Water Plant. The plant is located at the end of Sybil Blvd. the new intake is equipped with an air burst system to clean the intake. The daily air burst will thin the ice above the intake. Beware of thinner than normal ice above the intake.