Help Protect Our Lake

At Cleveland Water, we believe that we are all stewards of the lake. The first step in providing affordable, fresh water to your tap is keeping our source water clean. There are simple actions customers can take to help protect Lake Erie.


Reduce the use of single-use plastics by replacing items like grocery bags, water bottles, and to-go utensils with reusable ones.

storm drain

Keep storm drains clear of debris and never put anything into a storm drain that may clog the sewer system or pollute the water.

tree planting

Plant trees, grass, or shrubs to prevent soil erosion and reduce impermeable surfaces.

Dispose of hazardous household wastes such as fertilizers, pesticides, paints, paint thinners and motor oil properly.

river bank

Get involved with local watershed groups as well as other organizations dedicated to protecting the environment