The Cleveland Water Blog

Tags: Infrastructure

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.

2018 Highlight: Building Partnerships in Infrastructure

In 2018, Cleveland Water built partnerships with other city departments and community organizations to leverage technology and creativity in our infrastructure.

Surge Tank Mural Adds to the Cleveland Skyline and Art Scene

The Cleveland Water surge tank along the West Shoreway has been transformed into a dramatic addition to Cleveland’s public art scene. The culmination of almost two years of planning by Cleveland Water and LAND studio, the mural, titled “Walking on Water,” was completed by world-renowned artist Sam3 earlier this week.

Fall 2018 Suburban Water Main Project Awards Announced

Cleveland Water has awarded over $7 million in funding to 15 water main replacement projects in 7 communities through it's Suburban Water Main Renewal Program (SWMRP).

Morgan Surge Tank Makeover Underway

Work on Cleveland Water’s Garrett A. Morgan Surge Tank has officially begun. Contractors are currently sand-blasting, priming, and painting a blue top coat on the tank.

New Online Tool Helps Cleveland Water Collect Important Lead Data

At Cleveland Water, we know what the value of having a reliable supply of safe drinking water means to the 1.4 million customers we serve. As part of our commitment to provide a safe and reliable product, we want to make sure the water you are receiving is of the safest and highest quality. That is why we have created a new online tool that will help us better target existing efforts to proactively address lead in the water distribution system.

2018 Cleveland Water Main Renewal Projects

To ensure that our customers have the high-quality water they expect delivered when and where they need it, we at Cleveland Water are focusing our Capital Improvement Projects on underground infrastructure. This means investing $26 million a year in capital funds on replacing and renewing aging water mains throughout our service area.

The Importance of Hydrant Flushing

Aside from providing quality drinking water when and where you need it, another important purpose of the Cleveland Water distribution system is to provide essential fire protection to homes and businesses. 

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