Straight from the Tap

Archive: March 2019

Winter Recap: Implementing Lessons Learned & Planning for the Future

According to the calendar, spring is officially here. And as the cold temperatures finally subside, we’re taking a look at the impact this winter had on our infrastructure.

World Water Day: Water Equity

World Water Day is an international day of observance focusing attention on the importance of universal access to clean water for billions of people in developing countries. Access to clean water is critical not only to public health but also economic, social, and human development.

NASA Visits Cleveland STEP

Employees from the NASA Glenn Research Center visited Cleveland STEP students for this month’s class.

Using the Web Portal to Find a Leak

The quickest and easiest way to know if you have a leak is to sign up for the Cleveland Water web portal

Where to Find & How to Fix Household Leaks

The average household's leaks can waste more than 10,000 gallons of water every year and 10% of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day! But by quickly finding and fixing leaks you can protect your home and your wallet.

How to Detect Plumbing Leaks

This week is the U.S. EPA’s annual Fix a Leak Week. Fix a Leak Week is an opportunity for us at Cleveland Water to empower our customers with information on how to find and fix household leaks.

What to Do if You Have Lead Plumbing

Cleveland Water takes several steps to reduce lead in our system and keep your water safe, including treatment optimization, regular monitoring, and engineering controls. These efforts have been successful at reducing the potential for exposure to lead from water.

How to Check for Lead Plumbing in Your Home

Like many older water systems, some homes and businesses in the Cleveland Water system may have lead service lines or plumbing that contains lead. We take the risks associated with lead pipes seriously. 

Maintain Water Quality with this Plumbing Tip

Cleveland Water takes great pride in delivering high-quality drinking water to your house. Homeowners also play an important role in maintaining drinking water quality all the way to the glass. Properly maintaining your water heater is one of the best ways you can maintain that quality.

Change your Clock, Check your Smoke Detectors… and Clean your Aerators

When we spring forward into daylight savings time this weekend, after you change your clocks and check your smoke detectors, don’t forget to clean your faucet aerators, too!

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