Straight from the Tap

Archive: March 2019

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.

If left unchecked, leaks can run up unnecessary charges on your water bill and cause damage to your property. But you can protect your home and your wallet with a few simple steps.

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!

Registration Open for Cleveland Water Open House

It is easy to take for granted how simple it is to access clean, safe drinking water. You take a shower, brush your teeth, and fill a glass – just by turning on the tap. Water plays a vital role in your daily life, but do you really know what it takes to get water from the lake to your tap?

Contractors Hit Unmarked Gas Line while Making Water Main Repairs

Contractors working on behalf of Cleveland Water hit a 6-inch high-pressure gas main this morning on South Green Road in South Euclid. The contractors were in the process of making repairs to a 12-inch water main break when they inadvertently hit the unmarked gas main.