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Cleveland Water 2017 Water Quality Report Issued

Cleveland Water proudly issues a yearly Water Quality Report for our customers. The 2017 Water Quality Report is now available online at http://www.clevelandwater.com/2017WQR.

Buoys Keep Tabs on Source Water

Across the Great Lakes, buoys are going overboard, taking their annual spring plunge back into the water. This week, Cleveland Water’s two buoys will join 14 others stationed in Lake Erie that keep tabs on water quality and meteorological conditions.

Reducing Use of Single-Use Plastics to Protect our Water Resources

Cleveland Water’s treatment process can take anything out of the water to make it safe for you to drink, but it’s easier and cheaper if we don’t have to. The first step in providing affordable, fresh water to your tap is keeping our source water clean.

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. 

Cleveland STEP Students Discover the Water Treatment Process with Cleveland Water

For their March class, Cleveland STEP students visited Cleveland Water's Baldwin Water Treatment Plant. Students learned how water is brought in from Lake Erie, treated with a multi-barrier process to produce safe drinking water, and distributed throughout the 80 communities of the Cleveland Water distribution system. Click on the image below to learn more about this month's class and view the photo gallery.

Why Cold is Good for Water Quality

After a brief appearance from the sun this past weekend, another stretch of below-freezing temperatures is forecasted. And with it, Lake Erie ice cover is expected to reach over 90% concentration by the end of the week.

Cleveland Water’s Maggie Rodgers appreciates a cold Cleveland winter.

2017 Recap: Monitoring Water Quality with New Technology

As we do every year, Cleveland Water continued to deliver safe, quality water to our customers in 2017. As outlined in our 2016 Water Quality Report, released in May of 2017, we consistently met and exceeded state and federal standards for water quality.

Highland and Georgetown Road Repair Update

 Due to ongoing repairs to a 54-inch main that was shut down earlier this month for emergency repairs, customers in some eastern suburbs may experience water that appears to be slightly cloudy when they turn on their faucet. The water has been tested and is safe to drink. THERE IS NO BOIL ADVISORY IN EFFECT.

How to determine if you have a lead cityside connection

At Cleveland Water, we take the risks associated with lead in drinking water seriously. That is why we have optimized our water treatment process to help protect you and your family from risks associated with lead pipes.

How Orthophosphate helps keep your drinking water safe from lead

Cleveland Water takes multiple steps to make sure the water you drink is safe from a variety of potential contaminants, including lead.

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