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“Wally has shown he’s ready for this. We’re ready to move on and get back to work.” That was the official statement from the Sewer District this morning as their official spokesdrop Wally Waterdrop was reinstated as starting spokesdrop for the foreseeable future. “Austin did what he could this past weekend. He showed guts,” said ...

NEORSD spokesdrop Wally Waterdrop at an event with fans. Backup Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District spokesdrop Austin Waterdrop has been named starting spokesdrop for an “indefinite period of time” after photos of official spokesdrop Wally Waterdrop surfaced this week. “Austin has been a great member of our team,” said an anonymous NEORSD colleague. “We want ...

Former Sewer District summer student Robert Nedrich sent us a few photos of his time in Vienna, Austria. A true validation of the impact we had on Robert, he was quick to see the resemblance between a Vienna water treatment facility mascot and our own Wally Waterdrop, our official spokesdrop. Here is an example of ...

When Wally Waterdrop posted his first tweet in 2009, we didn’t know how we might use Twitter, or Facebook, or YouTube for our customers’ benefit. Our top tweets reveal a few ways in which we hope our social media efforts made a difference. Check it out on ...

Youtube video Coloring pages: Print your own! The urban water cycle: How does water flow in your neighborhood? How much water?!?: See how many times our treated water could fill a football stadium Around the world: Count the gallons we treat and how many times those bottles could circle the globe   WALLY WATERDROP’S WHERE ...

WHERE DOES IT GO? INFORMATIONAL NEWSPRINT Description: 12-page newsprint newsletter setting the stage for our “where does it go?” campaign. Provides readers with an answer to the question, and information about our work and its benefit to the region. 2009-2010 Edition Download Available | Request This Item 2008 Edition Download Available | Request This Item ...

Wally Waterdrop and friends are ready to show what it takes to keep our Great Lake great. It’s the question that has confounded children for generations: “Where does it go when I flush the potty?” The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District proudly answers one of life’s most important questions this Saturday, September 17, at the ...

UPDATE 2015 03/09: It all begins today. Roads closed officially at 6:00 a.m. this morning. This story took a closer look at some of the green-infrastructure components of the work that will take shape under and on the surface of the Cleveland Public Square renovation scheduled for completion in 2016. On October 2, Northeast Ohio ...

Plant operations and the wastewater treatment process are the focus of our latest issue of Clean Water Works, an award-winning technical magazine covering subjects relevant to the water industry. View it below or open the publication in a new window. RELATED: Don’t miss our online-only Web Extras: The facts about phosphorus, and why Lake Erie ...

Photo courtesy Jezebel The votes are in: The worst of the worst toys of the year is the iPotty, an iPad holder built into your child’s potty-training seat. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood annually presents one unlucky winner with the TODAY (Toys Oppressive and Destructive to Young Children) Award, and the voters’ cases for ...

We have a few “Where does it go?” videos of our own, but this one from The Value of Water Coalition might be a new fave of ours. Our treatment process is very similar, but we provide a different method of disinfection. Still, Walter the Water Droplet and our own Wally Waterdrop‘s journeys have a ...

Spend a Saturday visiting a wastewater treatment plant? Any number of memes might capture your initial reaction to that opportunity, but here’s why considering that September 27 is not as crazy as you think. 1. WOW factor. Many kids and adults don’t think about what happens to the water that flows down the drain. That ...

If Captain America and Nick Fury need to adjust their Cleveland filming schedules anticipating rain this week and are suddenly faced with time to kill—I mean geez how much time can one spend in a commissary tent?—I’m just going to put this out there: We’d be happy to welcome them on a plant tour. I ...

Headed to our Open House Saturday? We’re excited about it, and hope you are, too. Earlier this week we sent an email to attendees who registered online, and also posted the same news on our Facebook event page, just to provide an update. Here’s the latest. RSVP Be sure to RSVP officially at http://www.neorsd.org/openhouse if ...

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, we invite you to attend the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s 5th annual “Where Does It Go?” Open House on Saturday, September 8. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at the Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant near Edgewater State Park in Cleveland. [RSVP online today!] ...

Are flushable wipes really flushable? Perhaps for convenience, but they are not without problems beyond the drain. Our friends at the National Association of Clean Water Agencies posted a link on their Facebook page about a city in Canada facing significant wastewater-treatment process issues because flushable diapers and wipes are not breaking down. The only ...