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Update on Utility Shutoff Moratorium

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:13

While the Ohio EPA’s order suspending water disconnections expires on July 10, the Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) moratorium on both water and electric disconnections remains in effect until further notice. 

The City of Cleveland suspended utility disconnection as part of Mayor Jackson’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency on March 13, well in advance of Governor DeWine and the Ohio EPA’s order on March 31. Because Mayor Jackson has extended the Proclamation of Civil Emergency until July 31, the City will continue its moratorium beyond the July 10 date.