Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s annual open house over the weekend highlighted how the region’s water keeps improving.  And visitors also got to see how the district treats nearly two billion gallons of water each week.

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NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONALS SEWER DISTRICT

It’s been an eventful summer for Cleveland’s 25-year, $3 billion sewer project, as the city opened its first overflow tunnel and begins work on a new extension.

Project Clean Lake” started in 2011 to construct seven tunnels under the city that would hold sewage until it can be treated, instead of going directly into Lake Erie.  The goal is to cut the untreated sewage flowing into the lake from 4.5 billion gallons to a 500,000 gallons.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, April 19:

Sasaki Associates and the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is partnering with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District on a $5 million project to realign Doan Brook, which runs along one side of the museum.

Kristen Buccier, the project manager for the Regional Sewer District, says this is about more than just stabilizing the bank of Doan Brook.