Water Distribution

Annual Hydrant Flushing:

The City of Berea fire hydrant flushing program typically begins in mid April and lasts for approximately 30 working days. Fire hydrants are flushed between the hours of 11:00 pm till 7:00 am, Sunday thru Thursday. Flushing the city’s fire hydrant system in off hours  is an effective way to help alleviate dirty water problems that can occur. 

Signage will be posted at the neighborhood entrances for notification of when flushing in your area will begin.

Discolored Water:

In addition to exercising the fire hydrants to ensure proper operation, we will also be flushing water mains to remove any buildup of sediment which may have occurred over the past year. During the flushing there may be some discoloration, therefore, we ask that you do not use your water during these hours unless absolutely necessary. If you do notice any discoloration, let your cold water run At the lowest point of your home for approximately  10 to 15 minutes. If you should encounter any flow restriction after the flushing, please remove and clean all screens and aerators in water faucets. If water dose not clear please call the Water Treatment plant 440-234-5652 water quality control. 

Water Line Breaks:

If you suspect a water break has occurred please call the Service Garage at 440-826-5853 Monday through Friday 7:00 am -3:00 pm or after hours non emergency Police Dept at 440-826-5870. For water service or meter problems inside your residence Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm please call 440-891-3308 or after hours non emergency Police Dept 440-826-5870.


Contact Information:

Barb Jones, Director
Fax  440-243-3339

Karen Ortiz
Fax 440-243-3339

Service Garage

Don Kelch, Superintendent
Fax  440-243-3339

Administrative /Office
Suzan Calderaro
Fax  440-243-3339

Water Supply

Ken Yee, Superintendent
440-234-5652 ext  1
Fax 440-891-3310
Immediate attention  ext 0 
Shift Operator ext  4
Water Quality Control  ext  3

Water/Sewer Utility billing

Joan Heckathorn, Chief billing clerk
Fax 440-243-3339

After hour emergencies:
Police Department

City of Berea - 11 Berea Commons - Berea, Ohio 44017 - (440)826-5800
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