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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!

Ways to Save: Home Protection

Leaky plumbing or broken water lines can cause expensive and frustrating water damage. That’s why we offer home protection programs and helpful plumbing tips to save you money and protect your home from potential water damage.

Protect Your Pipes During Severe Winter Weather

The single-digit temperatures and negative wind chills forecasted for next week can cause all sorts of problems—your plumbing included.

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.

Avoid Costly Winter Plumbing Leaks

Winter’s cold temperatures can make your home’s plumbing more prone to leaks. And an average household leak can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted per year!

How to Winterize Your Plumbing

Winter weather will be here before you know it. And once temperatures drop, your water pipes and meter can be susceptible to freezing. Frozen pipes cause expensive, frustrating, and unnecessary damage.

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