Straight from the Tap

Winter Main Breaks: What to Expect

Northeast Ohio winters are known to cause quite a few headaches, including water main breaks. When temperatures drop below freezing and stay there for an extended period of time, customers are likely to see an increase in breaks.

What You Can Do About Lead: Clean, Flush, Consume Cold

Cleveland Water takes several steps to reduce lead in our system and keep your water safe, including treatment optimizationregular monitoring, and engineering controls. These efforts have been successful at reducing the potential for exposure to lead from water.

There are also actions that our customers can take to reduce the risk of exposure if lead is found in service lines, plumbing, or fixtures. Taking these steps will ensure the highest quality drinking water comes out of your tap.

What You Can Do About Lead: Check, Test, Date

Like many older water systems, some homes and businesses in the Cleveland Water system may have lead service lines or plumbing components. To know the potential for lead in your home’s plumbing system, follow these steps.

What We Do About Lead: Engineering & Research

In addition to our water treatment techniques, we also implement several engineering practices to reduce the potential for exposure to lead in drinking water.

Lead Monitoring Levels Well Below Federal Action Level

Cleveland Water’s Lead Compliance Monitoring results show that the drinking water we deliver continues to be safe from lead even in homes that have lead in plumbing.

What We Do About Lead: Monitoring

Cleveland Water has been regularly monitoring lead levels at customers’ taps since 1992 in compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Ohio's Lead and Copper Rules.

What We Do About Lead: Water Treatment

We take the risks associated with lead in drinking water seriously. That's why we've optimized our water treatment process to help protect our customers from the risks associated with lead plumbing found in some homes.

Cleveland STEP Students Learn About Water Meters

October’s Cleveland STEP session consisted of an insightful presentation from Cleveland Water.

Suburban Water Council of Governments Public Meeting Notice for October 8, 2021


Notice is hereby given that the Suburban Water Council of Governments (COG) will hold an in person COG meeting on the 8th day of October 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the Brecksville Community Center, 1 Community Drive, Brecksville, OH 44141.

Fall 2021 Suburban Water Main Renewal Program Awards

Cleveland Water has awarded over $6 million to seven suburban service communities for 11 water main replacement projects. These awards are part of our $26 million annual capital investment in buried infrastructure.