Straight from the Tap

Archive: April 2017

Harvest For Hunger contributions doubled at 2017 DPU Race to End Hunger

Each year, Cleveland Water employees participate in the City of Cleveland’s Harvest For Hunger campaign. It’s a great way for us to collectively give back to the communities we serve but it also helps bring us together with our colleagues. This year our main event was so successful, we more than doubled the contributions raised in previous years at the event.

TRAFFIC ALERT - Street Restoration closes a portion of Nottingham Rd in Cleveland

Beginning today at 4 pm, Nottingham Road between St. Clair and Euclid Avenue will be closed so crews can make repairs to the road which was damaged as a result of an 8 inch water main break. The road will remain closed throughout the weekend and is expected to be reopened on Monday, April 24th once the repairs are completed.

All affected businesses have been notified and will have local access only. 

Detour signs will be posted on St. Clair and Euclid Avenue to direct motorists.

2016 Water Quality Report Now Available

We are proud to announce Cleveland Water’s 2016 Water Quality Report is now available. This annual report provides an overview of our water quality during the past year, including testing results and information.

We know our drinking water is essential to the quality of life of more than 1.4 million people in 80 communities. That’s why we are committed to providing our customers with safe, high-quality, drinking water at the turn of a tap any hour of the day.

What You Need to Know About Lead in Water

Cleveland Water takes multiple steps to make sure the water you drink is safe from a variety of potential contaminants, including lead. We use a chemical called orthophosphate in our treatment process that has proven effective at reducing the risks of lead in drinking water. We also recognize that after treatment, the best thing we can do is empower our customers with information.

Happy Global Day of the Engineer!

Every day engineers apply principles of science, math and technology to advance the lives of millions of people around the world. At Cleveland Water, our engineering section has many responsibilities aimed at providing a reliable supply of safe, quality drinking water as efficiently and effectively as possible.

The Facts About Fluoride

We began feeding fluoride into drinking water in 1956, but an Ohio law governing fluoridation (the process of adding fluoride to our drinking water) in public water supplies was enacted in the early 1970s to meet public health needs.