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A man places foam insulation around a copper pipe

The cold winds and low temperatures of winter can make your water pipes and meter susceptible to freezing. Frozen pipes cause expensive, frustrating, and unnecessary damage. Fortunately, it’s easier than you might think to protect your home.

Nov 02, 2022

Home Plumbing, Winter
An orange diamond-shaped sign saying Road Closed sits on a snow-covered street in front of orange construction barrels and cones

Northeast Ohio winters can cause quite a few headaches, including water main breaks. This increase is common for water systems similar in age and climate to Cleveland Water’s and is attributable to several factors.

Nov 02, 2022

Infrastructure, Winter
water coming from a faucet

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.

Oct 28, 2022

Home Plumbing, Lead
Sections of a galvanized steel water pipe, a copper water pipe, and a lead water pipe laying next to each other

Some homes and buildings in our service area have lead service lines or plumbing that contains lead. Here's how to know the risk of lead in your home plumbing.

Oct 27, 2022

Home Plumbing, Lead
Two men wearing hard hats and yellow high visibility vests stand on a sidewalk next to a work zone looking at infrastructure maps

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

Oct 26, 2022

Infrastructure, Lead, Water Quality
A man in a lab coat examines a glass beaker containing a pink liquid

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

Oct 25, 2022

Lead, Water Quality