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May 2, 2014
Cincinnati Participating in National Discussion about U.S. Water Infrastructure

Cincinnati, OH – Tony Parrott, Executive Director of Greater Cincinnati Water Works and the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater (MSD), Cincinnati will participate in the Value of Water Coalition’s national panel discussion about water infrastructure in Washington, DC on May 14.

Parrott was selected to represent publicly owned water utilities because of his leadership and industry expertise. Other panelists include Nancy Stoner, U.S. EPA, Ed Pinero, Veolia Water North America, and Mark Strauss, American Water.

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March 18, 2014
Tips To Find & Fix Water Leaks, Save Money

Leaks can run, but they can't hide.

March 1, 2014
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 custcare@gcww.cincinnati-oh.gov (Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) or call 513 591-7700.

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

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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

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