The Cleveland Water Blog

Tags: Water Treatment

Registration Open for Cleveland Water Open House

It is easy to take for granted how simple it is to access clean, safe drinking water. You take a shower, brush your teeth, and fill a glass – just by turning on the tap. Water plays a vital role in your daily life, but do you really know what it takes to get water from the lake to your tap?

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.

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).

What We Do About Lead: Water Treatment

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 the risks associated with lead pipes.

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.

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.

Cleveland Water Monitors Lake Erie with Two Innovative Buoys

Keeping our water safe is Cleveland Water’s top priority and one way we do this is by staying on top of challenges Lake Erie throws our way. Two of the biggest challenges we face in the summer months are potential Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and their related toxins, and hypoxic water (also known as Dead Zone water).

What You Need to Know About Lead in Water

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

The Science Behind Water Quality

Delivering safe, quality drinking water to our customers is important. It takes a lot of science and a lot of engineering – from chemistry, biology and freshwater ecology to civil, sanitary and electrical engineering. Understanding laws, regulations, and industry standards are also critical to ensuring the water we provide our customers is safe.

Cleveland Water Submits HB512 Lead Mapping Requirements

This week, Cleveland Water submitted our lead cityside connection map and supporting documentation in accordance with Ohio House Bill 512 (HB512). The bill requires community water systems to identify and map areas known or likely to contain lead service lines. The maps will also assist Ohio EPA with ensuring proper lead and copper sampling is conducted in areas of lead service lines and proper notifications are made to customers.

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