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February 27, 2015
No Impact Observed on Ohio River from Crude Oil Spill in West Virginia

Cincinnati – OH, All oil and contaminated soil from the site of the train derailment in southern West Virginia are safely contained, and site remediation is ongoing.

No oil has reached or will reach the Ohio River from this incident, and at this time the situation is no longer considered a threat to either the Kanawha or Ohio rivers.

February 20, 2015
Helpful Tips for Preventing Pipe Bursts from Frozen Pipes

Snow, ice and frigid temperatures often lead to frozen pipes.  To help protect residents and business owners from the expense and headache of dealing with frozen pipes, GCWW has a few tips to help keep the bursts at bay.

February 20, 2015
No Impact on Ohio River Expected From Crude Oil Spill in West Virginia

Response teams on site at the train derailment in southern West Virginia are reporting that little, if any, oil has reached the Kanawha River. Water samples have been collected hourly from the river. No oil has been detected in the samples.

GCWW will continue to stay in contact with the response teams to monitor the situation.

February 17, 2015
GCWW Monitoring Ohio River after Crude Oil Spill in West Virginia

Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) is carefully monitoring the Ohio River and taking all necessary precautions as a result of a crude oil spill on Monday, February 16, 2015 in southern West Virginia.

January 16, 2015
GCWW Victim Of Telephone Scam

Greater Cincinnati Water Works is warning customers to be aware of a telephone scam.

November 21, 2014
Integration of Utilities Saves Money

Cost savings from the integration of MSD, GCWW and the city’s Stormwater Management Utility (SMU) are currently projected to be about $55 million over the next decade.  WVXU highlights the story.  Read more

September 10, 2014
MSD & GCWW Featured In National Jobs Economic Report

A new national jobs economic report showcases MSD’s and GCWW’s efforts in the rebuilding of America’s water infrastructure.

September 2, 2014
East Kemper Road Water Main Break

Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) is working to repair a section of East Kemper Road in Springdale that was damaged by a water main break on August 31.

August 19, 2014
Diesel Spill On The Ohio River

Greater Cincinnati Water Works has taken precautions to ensure water safety.

August 5, 2014
Algae Blooms Not Affecting Local Drinking Water

Drinking water from Greater Cincinnati Water Works is not affected by any algal blooms.

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