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Enjoy a Safe Summer with these Water Tips

Planning a summer barbeque? Besides following the CDC's guidelines for gatherings, we've got a few tips to keep anything water-related from spoiling the party.

Keep Fire Hydrants in Mind When Shoveling Snow

Cleveland Water supplies water to nearly 75,000 fire hydrants across the 80 communities we serve. Help us and local firefighters by keeping hydrants clear of snow.

How to Spot a Utility Scammer

Utility scams tend to increase during the holiday season, which is why Utility Scam Awareness Day is recognized each year in November.

We want to make sure our customers know what to look for in the event that someone calls or shows up at your home claiming to be a Cleveland Water employee.

Keep Cool & Safe: Never Open Hydrants to Beat the Heat

During a heatwave, some residents may open hydrants in an effort to beat the heat. While we agree that Cleveland Water is cool and refreshing, opening hydrants can be dangerous.

What to Know about Backflow

We work hard to make sure the drinking water delivered to your home or business is safe at all times. One way we do this is by reducing the risk of drinking water contamination from backflow.

Getting Back to Business Should Start with this Important Plumbing Step

Cleveland Water wants to make sure our customers proceed safely as buildings begin to reopen.

How We're Addressing COVID-19 at Cleveland Water

Here at Cleveland Water, the health and well-being of our customers and employees is our top priority. We are closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus, and we’re working to safeguard the health of our community.

Cleveland Water Reminds Customers to Look Out for Impostors in Their Neighborhood

Cleveland Water wants to make sure customers know what to look for in the event that someone calls you or shows up at your home claiming to be a Cleveland Water employee.

Protect Your Utility Lines, Call OUPS Before you Dig

Warmer months are often a time for home renovations and improvements. There is one simple precaution you should take before digging on your property: have your underground utility lines marked.

Why You Shouldn't Drink Water from a Garden Hose (and When You Can)

Taking a drink of water from a garden hose on a hot summer day may be a fond childhood memory. But in reality, most outdoor faucets and garden hoses, especially those made prior to 2014, are not meant to be used for drinking water.

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