Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Pennsylvania American Water Customers in Portions of Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 22, 2019) - Pennsylvania American Water customers in portions of Allegheny County, no longer need to boil their water before use or take any additional precautions. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on September 20 and 21, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has authorized lifting the advisory.

This notice applies to customers located in the following municipalities:

  • Baldwin Borough 
  • Baldwin Township
  • Bethel Park
  • Brentwood
  • Bridgeville
  • Carnegie
  • Castle Shannon
  • Collier 
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Clairton
  • Crafton
  • Dormont
  • Dravosburg
  • Green Tree
  • Heidelberg
  • Homestead
  • Ingram 
  • Jefferson Borough
  • Mount Lebanon
  • Mount Oliver
  • Munhall
  • West Allegheny County Municipal Authority Customers
  • North Fayette
  • Oakdale
  • Upper Saint Clair
  • Pennsbury
  • Pleasant Hills
  • Rosslyn Farms
  • Scott Township
  • South Fayette
  • South Park
  • Thornburg
  • West Mifflin
  • West Homestead
  • Whitaker
  • Whitehall


The boil advisory was issued September 20, 2019, due to a loss in positive water pressure at water storage tanks in Green Tree and Castle Shannon following a local water main break. The broken main limited the company’s ability to replenish the water storage tank and local system.

Pennsylvania American Water thanks its customers for their patience and cooperation during this event. For more information, contact Pennsylvania American Water’s customer service center at (800) 565-7292.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.



PWSID Number: 5020039                                                         Date issued: September 22, 2019



Location: Pittsburgh
Issued: 9/22/2019
Start Time: 7:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 am
Expires: 10/31/2019
Contact Name: Pennsylvania American Water Customer Service
Contact Phone: 18005657292
Posted in: Boil Water