Straight from the Tap

How to Winterize Your Plumbing

Winter weather will be here before you know it. And once temperatures drop, your water pipes and meter can be susceptible to freezing. Frozen pipes cause expensive, frustrating, and unnecessary damage.

Cleveland STEP Explores Cleveland Water's Control Center

For October’s Cleveland STEP class, students explored Cleveland Water’s Control Center in Parma.

What You Can Do About Lead: Flush, Clean, Consume Cold

If there is lead in your plumbing system, there are simple actions you can take to reduce your risk of exposure to lead in drinking water.

What You Can Do About Lead: Check, Test, Date

Like many older water systems, some homes and businesses in the Cleveland Water System may have lead service lines or connections. To know the potential for lead in your home’s plumbing system, follow these steps.

What We Do About Lead: Engineering

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Cleveland Water is lead-free when it leaves our treatment plants. Our water mains are not made from lead, however, some older service lines and connections are. We proactively replace all lead city-owned service lines and connections during water main repair and replacement projects.

What We Do About Lead: Monitoring

Cleveland Water has been regularly monitoring levels lead at our customer’s taps since 1992 in compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Ohio's Lead and Copper Rules. These rules require public water systems to monitor drinking water in homes that are known to have lead and copper in their plumbing systems. Monitoring ensures that our corrosion control techniques are successful at keeping lead from leaching into the water.

What We Do About Lead: Water Treatment

At Cleveland Water, we take the risks associated with lead in drinking water seriously. That is why we have optimized our water treatment process to help protect you and your family from the risks associated with lead pipes.

Surge Tank Mural Adds to the Cleveland Skyline and Art Scene

The Cleveland Water surge tank along the West Shoreway has been transformed into a dramatic addition to Cleveland’s public art scene. The culmination of almost two years of planning by Cleveland Water and LAND studio, the mural, titled “Walking on Water,” was completed by world-renowned artist Sam3 earlier this week.

New Name, Same Great Service for Home Protection Programs

On October 27, Cleveland Water’s home protection programs currently administered by Dominion Products and Services, Inc. will be transferred to HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp. The transition will be seamless to customers enrolled in these programs, who will continue to receive great customer service and access to prompt and reliable repair services with HomeServe.

Drinking Water is Good for Your Smile

Proper hydration is absolutely essential for our overall health. Our bodies are about 60% water and the water we consume optimizes blood pressure, regulates body temperature, lubricates joints, moves waste out of the body, and aids in digestion. Drinking water is also one of the best things you can do for your smile!

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