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Two kids jump through a lawn sprinkler on a hot summer day

Summer is here and the warmer weather often means increased water use. Since your water bill is based directly on your usage, more water means a higher bill. But we've got tips to help you conserve water and save money.

Jun 21, 2023

An outdoor spigot on the side of a house with a hose attached

If you have a lawn irrigation system - or even just a garden hose - you'll want to know what backflow is and how to prevent it.

Jun 15, 2023

Home Plumbing, Water Quality
Two young girls holding glasses full of water cheers

Learn about everything that goes into making safe, reliable drinking water for all of our 1.4 million customers.

Jun 08, 2023

Water Quality
A close up of someone wearing green rain boots and yellow pants with one foot on a shovel digging into a yard

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.

Jun 05, 2023

Home Plumbing
A red fire hydrant with water gushing from it

During a heatwave, customers may be tempted to open hydrants in an effort to stay cool. While we agree that Cleveland Water is cool and refreshing, opening hydrants can be dangerous.

May 22, 2023

Garden hose coiled around a reel

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.

May 08, 2023

Home Plumbing, Water Quality