Straight from the Tap

REPAIR UPDATE - East 49th Street and Harvard Avenue Water Main Break

UPDATE: The old water main was removed and the new pipe was installed and put back in service by 6pm, Thursday evening. The sidewalk and bus pad will need to be replaced and the street restoration will begin today and proceed through next week. We will continue to post updates on the street restoration process as it moves forward.

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Staying cool for summertime fun time!

Summertime – the time of year we have all been waiting for! It is time for warm weather, cookouts and picnics, vacations, and getting the chance to do some of our favorite outdoor activities like biking, swimming and gardening. It’s all fun and games…until…we realize we’ve been in the sun all day without protecting ourselves from sun burn or heat stroke. As a result, we find our days of fun in the sun ending with trips to the emergency room.

Show your love for Cleveland tap water

Have you seen the poll on www.cleveland.com? Eight plus hours in and tap water’s still in the lead!

Here’s another reason to #tapintoit …$0.82

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Spray basins are a great way to keep cool during the heat of summer

The City of Cleveland’s spray basins are a great, inexpensive, and safe way to stay cool this summer! Located throughout the city, spray basins are large sprinklers that spray water on a continuous basis. They run Monday through Sunday from 12 to 6pm when temperatures are 80 degrees or higher.

A More Advanced Way to Monitor the Great Lakes

Attendees at Great Lakes Adventure Week will be able to get up close and personal with a new environmental weather buoy on Friday, June 25 and Saturday June 26. A display featuring real-time data from a local buoy and information on how the data is utilized will be a part of the event at the Great Lakes Science Center.

Parade the Circle - Another Great One in the Books!

This past Saturday was the much anticipated 26th Annual Parade the Circle in University Circle and Circle Village. Despite the gloomy skies and rain, everyone enjoyed the colorful and artistic parade with its incredibly creative floats, puppets and costumes.

Kids and adults alike joined in our Jumping with Water hopscotch activity, learning important and healthy tap water tips along the way.

Getting to Know the Nottingham Water Treatment Plant

The Nottingham Water Treatment Plant is one of Cleveland Water’s four interconnected water treatment plants, built on seventy-seven acres of City owned property bounded by St. Clair Avenue, Chardon Road, the Nickel Plate Railroad and Euclid Creek. Nottingham was built to help meet increased demand spurred by a sudden growth in suburban residents on the east side in the 1940s.  Nottingham was placed into service in September 1951. The cost of building the plant, including the Intake extending several miles out into Lake Erie, was approximately $21 million.

Cleveland Water to Discuss Importance of Clean Water at PechaKucha

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 10th, the long awaited PechaKucha is taking place at the Music Box Supper Club from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Presented by Sustainable Cleveland, the event features 8 presentations on the topic of Clean Water. PechaKucha, Japanese for "chit-chat" and pronounced "peh-CHAK-chah", is a style of presenting where each person is allowed to show 20 images of their work and each image is pre-timed to 20 seconds.

Cleveland Water Celebrates National Public Works Week

On Thursday, May 21st, we joined Cleveland Water Pollution Control (WPC) along with students from the Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD) and a number of other Cleveland organizations to celebrate National Public Works and Safety Week (NPWW). The students had a blast playing various educational games, seeing different demonstrations and equipment and ultimately being able to learn and appreciate the professions of public workers.

Portion of Jennings Road Closed for Street Restoration

Jennings Road was closed today from Gino Road north to Bradley Road so crews can complete the restoration of the road damaged by a water main break last week. In order to complete the repairs, crews will remove and replace a large section of concrete from the road and replace 350 feet of the sidewalk and curb.

In order ensure a safe work zone and notify motorists, City of Cleveland Traffic Engineering placed signs at Spring Road and at the bottom of Bradley Road. Crews will allow local access only for motorists to pass though the work zone while the repairs are being made.

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