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 Community Partnership
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District strives to clean, protect, and assure a healthy region for Greater Cleveland. Our relationships and interactions with the community are critical understanding the value of clean water in our region. Below are examples of the many opportunities provided to employees for involvement. For more information, visit "In Your Community" or call Communications & Community Relations at 216-881-6600.

Special Events
  • Earthfest: A community-based event that helps families learn about environmental issues facing Northeast Ohio and the planet, and take the first steps in working together to conserve, protect, and restore our environment.
  • Clean Beaches Week: Dedicated to fostering awareness of our water resources, this event celebrates our precious water resources through a coastal beach clean-up.
  • Informational booths: Visit our educational booths at events across Northeast Ohio to obtain general information or speak with a District representative.
Educational Outreach
  • Career Days: An opportunity for our employees to share their work experience with elementary-, middle-, and high-school students.
  • Student Technical Enrichment Program (STEP): An educational outreach program to increase middle-school students' interest in mathematics, science, engineering and other technical related fields.
  • Classroom Demonstrations and Lectures: Employees "take their show on the road" and share the scientific and technical aspects of their job in a classroom setting with middle- and high-school students.
  • Aquabots: A Carl & Louis Stokes Academy partnership, District employees teach seventh graders math, science, and public-speaking skills through the use of robotics.
  • Central State University: Two Water Resources Management students are awarded partial scholarships and hired for the summer to gain work experience in their related fields.
  • success@WORK: A workshop for District summer students, co-ops and interns to learn about the District and what it takes to succeed after school
Public Outreach
  • Public Meetings: To keep our customers informed, the District may hold public meetings to discuss sensitive issues, such as rates and major construction projects, and to give our customers a chance to ask questions and voice their opinions.
  • Environmental and Research Projects: The District lends its expertise to research projects and community activities that complement our mission, values, or strategic objectives.
Public Service
  • Household Hazardous Waste Round Up: The District supports a hazardous waste collection in conjunction with the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District to help reduce the amount of dangerous materials entering the environment.
  • Mercury Thermometer Exchange: Residents may obtain a free digital fever thermometer by delivering mercury-containing thermometers in a sealed plastic bag or plastic container.
  • Emergency preparedness: The District partners with cities across the region to participate in safety training and emergency response drills. The District also provides ongoing emergency spill-response support to its member communities. Standby generators are located at all five facilities.
Philanthropic Involvement
  • Charity Choice is an annual District-employee-driven fundraising campaign to benefit the United Way, Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and their 200+ partner agencies and organizations. In 2006, approximately 53% ofthe District's workforce contributed over $46,000 to the event.