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January 16, 2014
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.

January 9, 2014
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.

January 3, 2014
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.

October 3, 2013
GCWW Launches UV Treatment Facility
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.

September 25, 2013
WCPO Channel 9 visited GCWW’s Richard Miller Plant to learn more about our new UV disinfection treatment facility
WCPO Channel 9 visited GCWW’s Richard Miller Plant to learn more about our new UV disinfection treatment facility

Watch their story.

September 24, 2013
WVXU’s Ann Thompson examines how Cincinnati became a world water leader
WVXU’s Ann Thompson examines how Cincinnati became a world water leader

Listen and/or read her report.

September 23, 2013
Fox 19 learns why Cincinnati’s water will soon be even cleaner
Fox 19 learns why Cincinnati’s water will soon be even cleaner

Watch their story.

July 16, 2013
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.

May 8, 2013
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.

 

April 17, 2013
City of Cincinnati Using Abundance of Water to Attract Interest in Industrial Site

The City of Cincinnati is offering an abundance of water – up to 50 million gallons daily – to attract interest from high water users in a developable 18-acre industrial site known as MetroWest Commerce Park.

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