Straight from the Tap

How Your Dollar Makes Clean Water

Knowing how you use water in your home every day is an essential step in saving water and therefore costs. Equally important is knowing what happens to your money when you pay your water bill every month.

Lake Erie is Ready to Freeze

Since the start of 2019, the temperature of the lake water coming into Cleveland Water’s Garrett Morgan Treatment Plant has stayed below 39.2°F (4°C). This is the magic number that signals the lake’s surface can now start to freeze.

How to Thaw a Frozen Water Pipe

The low temperatures and cold winds of winter can make your water pipes susceptible to freezing, especially ones located in unheated or exterior areas of your home. And if a frozen pipes bursts, it can cause flooding and serious damage.

Why You Should Know Your Water Usage

It’s easy to take for granted how simple it is for us to access clean, safe water. We take a shower, brush our teeth, and fill a glass - all by just turning on the tap. Water is an important part of our daily lives and we use it for a wide variety of purposes, but do we really understand how much we use?

Partial Closure of Route 303 in Brunswick for Main Repair

Beginning today, Cleveland Water crews will be repairing a break on a 16-inch concrete water main on Center Road/Route 303 near Boyer Drive in Brunswick. While repairs are made over the next two weeks, one lane of westbound traffic on Center Road will be closed.

2018 Highlight: Leading the Way in Water Quality

This year, our water quality experts led the way in developing new and innovative ways to maintain the high-quality of our drinking water from lake to tap. 

2018 Highlight: Building Partnerships in Infrastructure

In 2018, Cleveland Water built partnerships with other city departments and community organizations to leverage technology and creativity in our infrastructure.

Cleveland STEP Goes Behind-the-Scenes at the Museum of Natural History

December’s Cleveland STEP class visited the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Students got to go behind-the-scenes to see the museum’s anthropological and zoological collections and talk with curators. They also went on a guided tour through the museum to view the exhibits.

Staying Hydrated During Winter

We are all familiar with the need to keep hydrated during hot weather. But hydration is just as important during winter since cold air means dry air.

When (and How Much) Will Lake Erie Freeze This Winter?

43.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the official temperature for Lake Erie offshore of Cleveland as of today, November 28. While that's still a good bit above freezing, as winter progresses and the lake temperature continues to drop we're on the lookout for ice formation.

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