More fun for everyone.

Once a pipe dream back in the 1960s, actual pipes and many programs ever since have the Cuyahoga River and lakefront reborn for recreation.

a woman stands waist deep in a calm Lake Erie as the sun sets, silhouetting her against a pale purple sky and the silver rippling water surface. she playfully tosses a young child into the air as two other children splash each other behind her.
Playing in Lake Erie as seen from Edgewater Beach, August 2021.
A woman in a Sewer District uniform stands knee deep in Lake Erie as she holds a sample stick stabilizing her for safety. She faces away from the camera as in the distance a rainbow peeks through the clouds after a morning storm.
Collecting beach water quality samples along Lake Erie at Villa Angela beach. Photo by Danny Neelon.
1973 IMAGE. WHITE CITY BEACH SIGN WARNS AGAINST SWIMMING IN POLLUTED LAKE ERIE. TO REDUCE POLLUTION, LIFEGUARDS ARE SEEN POURING CHLORINE INTO THE WATER ONCE EVERY HOUR.
White City Beach sign warns against swimming in polluted Lake Erie. To reduce pollution, lifeguards pour chlorine into the water once every hour, 1973. National Archives at College Park, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
View of downtown Cleveland, Ohio, and the Cuyahoga River from a park on the west bank of the river.
View of downtown Cleveland, Ohio, and the Cuyahoga River from a park on the west bank of the river.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Official Medium channel of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District in Cleveland, OH