Main Replacement Project Will Improve Water Quality and Service Reliability
MERRICK, N.Y. (AUGUST 31, 2017) –New York American Water (NYAW) will be investing $260,000 in water distribution infrastructure in Lynbrook, New York. By constantly upgrading aging infrastructure, the company continues to provide safe, reliable water service to its customers. The project involves replacing 940 feet of aging eight-inch water main, originally installed in 1930.
Beginning September 5, weather permitting; the water main along Piccadilly Downs (from Scranton Avenue to Surry Commons) will be replaced. The replacement project involves removing 940 feet of aging eight-inch water main, originally installed in 1930. The old water main will be replaced with new, eight-inch ductile iron mains that will help to improve water quality and service reliability. In addition, three hydrants will be replaced and 25 services will be replaced or transferred.
The replacement phase of the project will take approximately three weeks to complete. The final part includes resurfacing the roadway, which will be completed by the Village of Lynbrook road construction project.
New York American Water is committed to the safety of its employees and advises pedestrians and drivers to be cautious near work sites.
Residents with concerns or questions are encouraged to contact New York American Water’s customer service center at 1-877-426-6999.
New York American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest investor-owned water company in New York, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 350,000 people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. The company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.
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