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Tags: Lake Erie

2018 Water Quality Report Now Available

Each year Cleveland Water issues a Water Quality Report for our customers. This annual report, also called a Consumer Confidence Report, provides a review of our water quality during the past year, including testing results and information.

Partnerships Help Ensure Clean and Safe Drinking Water

Cleveland Water takes pride in ensuring the water we treat and deliver to your tap meets and exceeds federal and state water quality regulations as well as industry standards.

Without Lake Erie, Cleveland Could Have Been Even Colder

At Cleveland Water, every day we are thankful to have a massive supply of fresh water at our doorstep. But during the polar vortex, we were thankful for a different reason.

Lake Erie Ice Season Is Here

Several days ago we told you that Lake Erie’s bottom water temperatures had reached below the magic number of 39.2°F, meaning the surface could freeze as long as the air temperature above the lake stayed below freezing.

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.

2018 Highlight: Leading the Way in Water Quality

This year, our water quality experts led the way in developing new and innovative ways to maintain the high-quality of our drinking water from lake to tap. 

When (and How Much) Will Lake Erie Freeze This Winter?

43.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the official temperature for Lake Erie offshore of Cleveland as of today, November 28. While that's still a good bit above freezing, as winter progresses and the lake temperature continues to drop we're on the lookout for ice formation.

Buoys May Record Biggest Waves of the Season

Cleveland Water will be watching returns come in tonight. Returns from our monitoring buoys that is.

Strong Winds Bring Big Changes in Lake Erie

Over the last 24 hours, strong winds blowing from the northwest to the southeast over the Great Lakes has caused massive downwelling events and temperature swings.

Protecting Our Source Water: Actions to Reduce Plastic Waste

Protecting our shared natural resources that we all need to live – clean air, clean water, and healthy native habitats on land – is critical to creating and maintaining a robust economy and a good quality of life.

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