Cleveland Water works hard to make sure its customers consume safe, quality drinking water at all times. One way we do this is by regulating backflow. Backflow occurs when a drop in water pressure results in water from an unprotected cross connection to be pulled into your plumbing.
Now that summer seems to have actually made it to Northeast Ohio, you’re probably getting your pool ready as quickly as possible in order to stay cool. In case you didn’t already know, Cleveland Water allows customers to fill pools from a hydrant in order to help save money.
To fill your pool using a hydrant, you’ll need to obtain a hydrant permit by presenting the following items to our Permits and Sales Department:
• The address of the hydrant or the address of the dwelling closest to the hydrant,
At Cleveland Water, we know what the value of having a reliable supply of safe drinking water means to the 1.4 million customers we serve. As part of our commitment to provide a safe and reliable product, we want to make sure the water you are receiving is of the safest and highest quality. That is why we have created a new online tool that will help us better target existing efforts to proactively address lead in the water distribution system.
Warmer months often mean time for home renovations and improvements. There is one simple precaution you should take before digging underground on your property – know what’s below, call before you dig.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and the warm weather usually means increased water use for our customers. If you’re planning on opening your pool or doing some yard work, you’ll want to check out the money-saving tips below.
Water towers are an important piece of infrastructure in the Cleveland Water distribution system. They help maintain steady water pressure during periods of high demand, provide extra water storage for emergencies or during water main repair, and help to preserve water quality.
Across the Great Lakes, buoys are going overboard, taking their annual spring plunge back into the water. This week, Cleveland Water’s two buoys will join 14 others stationed in Lake Erie that keep tabs on water quality and meteorological conditions.