Water Reclamation Department


Duties & Responsibilities

The Water Reclamation Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Department also maintains 75 miles of sanitary sewers and 22 lift stations that transport wastewater to the facility.

Our Facility

This facility was originally built in 1962, and sits on a 36 acre site on the city's southwestern border. Expanded in 1970 and again in 1980, a third and final expansion was completed in 1996. The plant is designed to treat 5.8 million gallons of wastewater per day. Facility Information

Plant Tours

The Water Reclamation Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Plant tours are available upon request. Reservations can be made by contacting the Director at 440-248-4895.

Celebrating the Comeback of the Cuyahoga River 50 Years Later


Flushable wipes causing headaches for sewer systems

Flushable Wipes