Straight from the Tap

A Moment in History – The Garrett A. Morgan Water Treatment Plant

In a city that sits at the midpoint of a lake with over 100 trillion gallons of water, it is surprising to many that the lake was not the origin of this city’s water supply. It wasn’t until the mid 1850’s that water from the lake became the main supply source; before that, water came from spring wells and was not filtered, leading to many water borne diseases such as cholera and dysentery.

Tapping into S.T.E.P. Graduation

The S.T.E.P. Program celebrated the graduation of its 21st class this month. S.T.E.P is an educational outreach program designed to peak students' interests in career fields involving mathematics, science, engineering and other technical related fields. For seven months, students completed educational tours, journal assignments and homework assignments.

Cleveland Water Celebrates Earthfest

The 2015 Cleveland EarthFest was held Sunday, April 19th at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. This year ‪#‎EarthFestCLE2015 celebrated the Year of Clean Water. Despite the sun coming and going, families enjoyed entertainment with eco-activities, biodiesel powered amusement park rides, music, urban farm animals, and healthy food from local foods trucks.

How to Tap into becoming a Student of STEP

The Student Technical Enrichment Program (STEP) is an education outreach program whose objective is to; provide educational experiences that heighten the interest of students in science, technology, engineering, and math beyond what the students learn in the classroom. STEP provides educational tours, develops a linkage between students, educational institutions, and businesses within their community, and establishes a foundation where students can envision themselves in these fields of study.

Tapping into S.T.E.P. with Cleveland Water

Cleveland Water knows that our youth are the leaders of tomorrow. We recognize that a good education is the best hope for achieving a more just and humane America - and a better world. Science, engineering, technology, and mathematics can play important roles in the futures of our youth, regardless of their ultimate choices of professions.

Customer alerts Cleveland Water to possible phone scam

Thanks to a concerned customer, we were recently notified of a possible scam targeting Cleveland Water customers. The scam involves someone calling our customers claiming they are from the “Cleveland Water Department” and trying to collect money for a delinquent bill. The caller threatens to have the water turned off if the bill is not paid immediately.

Cleveland Water's 2014 Water Quality Report Now Available

Water quality is essential to all of us – and the quality of our water affects the quality of our lives. Cleveland Water is committed to providing its customers safe, high-quality drinking water. That is why we maintain a rigorous quality control program and continue to invest substantial financial resources to improve our water treatment facilities and distribution system.

Office Closure - Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday, all Public Utilities' Buildings will be closed on Friday, April 3, 2015. Anyone with a water main emergency during this time should call 216-664-3060.

Celebrating Women's History Month

As ‪#‎WomensHistoryMonth comes to a close, we are proud to celebrate the wonderful women of ‪#‎Cleveland Water! These ladies work hard to bring safe, reliable drinking water to our communities each and every day. ‪#‎tapintoit

Do You Want to Know the True Value of Water?

Edwin Piñero, Senior Vice President for Sustainability and Public Affairs of Veolia Water North America spoke at the City Club of Cleveland today on Making the Business Case for the True Value of Water.  He described Veolia as “the largest company in the world you’ve never heard of”.  Veolia’s core business is to resource the world in a sustainable manner.

If you missed his talk, here are some things to know: