Celebrate clean water and 50 years since the final Cuyahoga River fire with the annual Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Open House. Tour a treatment plant, check out the laboratory, meet Wally the Waterdrop, step inside a sewer simulator, visit more than 60 exhibitor booths, meet our employees and local partners and see live entertainment.…

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They call it the No. 1 event in the No. 2 business: The annual Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s Open House and Clean Water Fest. The free annual event attracts more visitors every year; last year attracted nearly 3,000. It all happens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant, 4747…

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You want to go to the beach. But you want to make sure the water is safe. Cleveland’s popular Edgewater Beach had a few bad water quality days this summer — a harmful algal bloom during the July 4 holiday week and then a sewer discharge in August. So RocktheLake delved into water quality —…

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Electrofishing sounds like something from science fiction: generate an electric current in the water, zap the fish and scoop them up. But that’s one way the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District checks water quality of the Cuyahoga River and about two dozen other streams and rivers each year. The number of fish, and number of…

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