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- GCWW Launches UV Treatment Facility
The City of Cincinnati and Greater Cincinnati Water Works began operations today of a $30 million state-of-the-art Ultraviolet Disinfection Treatment Facility.
- Water Main Breaks and Leaks
Due to recent cold temperatures, Greater Cincinnati Water Works is experiencing an increase in the number of water main breaks and leaks. Our team is working around the clock to make necessary repairs and salt impacted roadways as needed.
To confirm a water main break or leak in your area, please see our current list of water main breaks and leaks. To report a water main break or leak that is not listed, please email email@example.com (Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) or call 513 591-7700.
- West Virginia Chemical Spill
Water quality samples collected at Greater Cincinnati Water Works' intakes show the Elk River Spill has passed through the Cincinnati area.
- Cincinnati Water Utilities to Host International Water Conference in 2015
The International Water Association (IWA), in partnership with Greater Cincinnati Water Works and the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, will host water experts from around the globe in April 2015 during a joint specialty water conference. This is the first time the conference will be held in North America. World water leaders will discuss critical water and wastewater industry issues. Read more.
- Cold Temperatures Lead to Frozen Pipes, Tips to Keep Bursts at Bay
Snow and 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. Read more.
Video demonstration at youtube.com/cincinnatiwater.
- Fox 19 learns why Cincinnati’s water will soon be even cleaner
Watch their story.
- WVXU’s Ann Thompson examines how Cincinnati became a world water leader
Listen and/or read her report.
- WCPO Channel 9 visited GCWW’s Richard Miller Plant to learn more about our new UV disinfection treatment facility
Watch their story.
- Cincinnati Leading Transformative Utility Management Approach
Utility leaders from around the country joined with Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) and the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) today, to talk about sophisticated management approaches, innovative green infrastructure techniques and new utility-to-utility partnerships that are transforming the way utilities think and operate.
These innovative changes, designed to keep costs low while also maintaining high quality utility services, are in reaction to increasing regulatory pressures, strained utility budgets and skyrocketing capital expenses. Read more.
- Get to Know Your H20 – It’s Drinking Water Week
How much do you know about your H20? Greater Cincinnati Water Works’ (GCWW) 2012 Water Quality Report shows its water met or exceeded every health standard developed by both the USEPA and Ohio EPA. GCWW is announcing the release of its Water Quality Report during Drinking Water Week, which runs May 5 – 11. The report is now being mailed to Water Works customers.
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