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

If you find that your water service line, plumbing, or fixtures may contain lead, there are several steps you can take to reduce the risk of exposure. These actions will ensure that the highest quality drinking water comes out of your tap.

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

While some homes and buildings in our service area have lead service lines or plumbing that contains lead, we take several actions to protect you and your family from the risk of lead and keep your drinking water safe.

We also want to empower our customers with information so you can know the potential for lead in your home plumbing. Having this information will help you determine what additional action to take in order to ensure the highest quality drinking water comes out of your tap.

What We Do About Lead: Engineering & Research

In addition to having a water treatment process designed to help protect customers from the risk of exposure to lead in water, we also implement several engineering practices to further reduce that risk.

What We Do About Lead: Monitoring

In addition to the many water quality tests we perform to ensure your drinking water is safe, Cleveland Water regularly monitors lead levels at customers’ taps.

What We Do About Lead: Water Treatment

One of several actions we take to keep your drinking water safe and protect you and your family from the risk of lead in water is optimizing our water treatment process to minimize corrosion of pipes and plumbing.

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.