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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.