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Four test tubes showing various levels of turbidity

Strong spring storms that churn Lake Erie waters and increase water runoff mix more sediment and other particulate matter into the lake water. The resulting murky water measures higher in a water quality parameter called turbidity. Of the many water quality parameters we monitor, turbidity is one of the more important ones.

Apr 25, 2023

Water Quality
A man hold a glass and fills it with water at the kitchen sink

Drinking tap water is an easy way to stay healthy, save money, and help the planet.

Apr 14, 2023

Affordability, Hydration
An excavator digs a trench in a road for a new water main while a crew member looks on.

Cleveland Water funds water main replacement projects in direct service suburbs through our Suburban Water Main Replacement Program. Funds totaling $15 million are awarded twice each year.

Apr 12, 2023

Looking east at downtown Cleveland with Lake Erie on the left and the coastline on the right

The first step in providing safe, affordable drinking water is keeping Lake Erie - our source of drinking water - clean and healthy. Our everyday actions affect the quality of the lake and the health of its watershed. There are simple actions we can all take to help protect our local waterways and Lake Erie.

Apr 10, 2023

Lake Erie, Water Quality
A smiling woman jogs while holding a water bottle

Proper hydration is one of the keys to feeling and performing your best while running. Check out these helpful hydration tips.

Apr 03, 2023

A Cleveland Water worker opens an orange hydrant on a residential street

During spring and summer, you'll often notice local fire departments flushing hydrants. Learn why this annual activity is so important and what to expect on our website.

Apr 01, 2023

Infrastructure, Water Quality