Straight from the Tap

Cleveland Public Utilities reminds customers to look out for impostors in their neighborhoods

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU), comprised of Cleveland Water, Cleveland Public Power and Cleveland Water Pollution Control, wants to make sure customers are aware of what to look for in the event of someone showing up on their property claiming that they are a DPU employee.

High Oxygen Saturation in Lake Erie Can Mean Bubbly Water at your Tap

Lake Erie water temperatures is around 37 °F or lower at each of Cleveland Water’s four water intakes and is more than 100% saturated with oxygen. After this water is made safe to drink at our treatment plants then flows through the distribution system to your house, it can come out of the faucet looking a bit cloudy.

TRAFFIC ALERT: - Berea Road Closed Between West 114th and West 117th Due to Water Main Break

Cleveland Water Pipe Repair crews are working on repairing a 12-inch water main break on Berea Road between West 114th and West 117th.

Going VIRTUAL with H2O Kids

Our H2O Kids  program focuses on educating children in grades K-8 about what makes Cleveland Water erie-sistable!

Let's VIRTUALLY Talk Water!

 Are you a member of a professional association, senior group, non-profit, community group, organization, or a high school or college educator looking for a fun and unique way to learn about water?  Cleveland Water now offers VIRTUAL educational programs free of charge to all throughout our service communities.

Cleveland STEP students learn about Solar-Powered Energy

Shelley Shockley, Marketing Manager at Cleveland Public Power, taught our Cleveland STEP students how STEM correlates with the City’s ability to provide electricity to approximately 70,000 customers. This month’s virtual presentation also included the advantages and disadvantages of solar-powered energy, as well as the history behind Ohio’s largest municipal electrical power provider.

Will Lake Erie Freeze Over This Winter Season?

At Cleveland Water, we like models.

Models help us scientifically predict what is going to happen next, based on years of data recording what happened in the past. We also like a nice moderately thick coating of ice on Lake Erie each winter as it calms the lake, eliminates turbidity, and allows diatoms, which are the base of the sport-fish food web, to thrive.

Cleveland STEP students learn about a Sustainable Cleveland

Kristen Hall, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, led our Cleveland STEP students into a virtual presentation regarding what it takes to build a Sustainable Cleveland. Director Hall introduced our Cleveland STEP students to various components under the canopy of the 2018 Cleveland Climate Action Plan and encouraged them to apply for the Youth Sustainability Leadership program.

We are ready to go this winter season

Harsh winter weather is never convenient. But at Cleveland Water, we do everything we can to minimize the impact it may have on your drinking water.

Preparation for the inevitable winter weather begins in early fall, well in advance of colder temperatures.

Effective December 1st Cleveland Public Utilities Will Lift The Moratorium on Shutoffs

Beginning on December 1, 2020, the City of Cleveland Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) will lift the moratorium on shut offs and reconnections.  DPU will resume the regular process for collections and disconnection of service for delinquent water and/or electric accounts.