Straight from the Tap

Archive: January 2019

Innovative Solution Maintains Water Service for Brunswick Customers during Main Repair

Progress continues on a complex water main repair on State Route 303/Center Road in Brunswick just east of Boyer Drive. On January 15, Cleveland Water contractors installed a line stop which will allow the water main repair to take place without interrupting water service to any nearby customers.

Investing in Our System for a Stronger Future

We know you work hard for your money so we want to be accountable to our customers for every dollar we spend.

Cleveland Water’s rates allow us to make necessary and critical improvements to guarantee our customers a reliable supply of safe, high-quality drinking water. We make these improvements through our Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

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.