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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 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
A faucet at a kitchen sink with water dripping from it

Household water leaks are more common than you might think. If left unchecked, leaks can run up unnecessary charges on your water bill and cause damage to your home. But you can protect your home and your wallet with a few simple steps.

Mar 20, 2023

Home Plumbing
Close up of a woman drinking water from a glass

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

Mar 16, 2023

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

Like many older cities, some homes and businesses in the Cleveland Water system may have lead service lines or plumbing that contains lead. Here's how to know the potential for lead in your home plumbing.

Mar 14, 2023

Home Plumbing, Lead