Did You Know?

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    of trash in Lake Erie comes from the land

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    of debris on Lake Erie beaches is plastic

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    The cost to drink 8 glasses of Cleveland tap water/day for a year

Here's How You Can Do Your Part!

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    Don't leave the house without your reusable water bottle filled with Cleveland tap water! It's better for the Lake, better for the environment and can save you hundreds of dollars every year!

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    Always bring your reusable shopping bags to the store! They're more durable than plastic bags and help demonstrate your commitment to keeping plastic debris out of our Lake and waterways.


About Us

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is Mayor Frank Jackson's 10-year initiative to engage people from all walks of life, to work together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland region that leverages its wealth of assets to build economic, social and environmental well-being for all.

Cleveland Water takes pride in being a reliable supplier of safe, great-tasting water in Northeast Ohio, serving 1.4 million people in 80 communities. Cleveland Water’s extensive distribution system includes 4 primary pump stations, 11 secondary pumps stations, 22 towers and tanks, and nearly 5,300 miles of underground pipes known as water mains, and is designed to deliver water to customers at the turn of a tap.

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