Pennsylvania American Water Begins $2 Million Water Line Replacement Projects in Moosic, Old Forge, and Duryeaarrow

June 30, 2020

SCRANTON, Pa. (June 30, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to nearly 9,000 feet of water main in parts of Moosic, Old Forge, and Duryea to improve reliability for customers, reduce service disruptions, and increase water flows for firefighting.  The cost of the system improvements, which replace water main dating as far back as the early 1900s, is more than $2 million.   “Investing in our infrastructure helps us continue to provide quality, reliable service to our customers,” said Traci Cross, senior manager of operations, Pennsylvania American Water. “This is a significant capital investment that will continue our infrastructure’s stability for many years to come.”   The project, which started earlier this month, includes replacing existing small-diameter PVC and cast iron pipe with new eight a...

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Pennsylvania American Water Announces 2020 Environmental Grants for Local Watershed Projects arrow

June 22, 2020

Dateline City: MECHANICSBURG, Pa. Eleven organizations receive $40,000 in funding to help protect water resources in Pennsylvania through annual grant program MECHANICSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water announced today that 11 watershed-related projects across the Commonwealth will receive financial support through the company’s 2020 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds totaling $40,000 for their community-based projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds. A panel of judges selected the grant recipients from 30 applications, which were evaluated on environmental need, innovation, community engagement and sustainability. Pennsylvania American Water awarded its 2020 Environmental Grants to: Allegheny ...

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Pennsylvania American Water Announces 2020 Environmental Grants for Local Watershed Projectsarrow

June 22, 2020

  Eleven organizations receive $40,000 in funding to help protect water resources in Pennsylvania through annual grant program   MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (June 22, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today that 11 watershed-related projects across the Commonwealth will receive financial support through the company’s 2020 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds totaling $40,000 for their community-based projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds.   A panel of judges selected the grant recipients from 30 applications, which were evaluated on environmental need, innovation, community engagement and sustainability. Pennsylvania American Water awarded its 2020 Environmental Grants to: Allegheny CleanWays (Allegheny County), Armstrong Conservation District (Armstrong County), Carnegie Borough (Alleg...

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Pennsylvania American Water to Begin $695,000 Water Line Upgrade in Steeltonarrow

June 12, 2020

                                                                                                                  STEELTON, Pa. (June 12, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace nearly 2,400 feet of aging cast iron water main dating back to the 1920s in Steelton Borough. The cost of the project is approximately $695,000 and will improve water service reliability for area residents. Beginning the week of June 15, crews will begin to install new eight-inch ductile iron water main on North Third Street between Brewster and Conestoga Streets and on Nor...

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Annual Water Quality Report Highlights Pennsylvania American Water’s Record of Meeting and Surpassing Drinking Water Standardsarrow

June 12, 2020

Dateline City: MECHANICSBURG, Pa. Company provides water quality you can trust, and the results to prove it MECHANICSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water’s latest annual Water Quality Reports are now available online to all customers at https://amwater.com/paaw/water-quality/water-quality-reports. The reports confirm that again in 2019, Pennsylvania American Water met or surpassed all standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and enforced by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). “It is so important to us that our customers trust that their tap water is safe, clean, and reliable, and we are delighted to report that in many regards, the water we supply is of higher quality than state and federal drinking wat...

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High-Performing Students Earn Pennsylvania American Water’s 2020 “Stream of Learning” Scholarshipsarrow

June 08, 2020

Dateline City: MECHANICSBURG, Pa. MECHANICSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water today announced that 10 students from across Pennsylvania have been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships through the company’s Stream of Learning scholarship program. Now in the program’s 11th year, Pennsylvania American Water offers scholarships to support outstanding students from its service areas who are charting a course of study critical to the water and wastewater industry. A panel of judges selected the winners from more than 40 scholarship applicants, evaluating them on criteria including academic achievement, community service, career aspirations in the water and wastewater industry and letters of recommendation. “We are proud to award our Stream of Learning Scholarships to this accomplished group of students, who not...

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Pennsylvania American Water and American Water Charitable Foundation Donate $16,000 to COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Central PA arrow

June 03, 2020

Announcement part of $100,000 in total grants statewide   MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (June 3, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today that it has selected four Central Pennsylvania organizations to receive financial contributions for their support of COVID-19 relief efforts in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and Lebanon counties. Pennsylvania American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation have together pledged $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts across the Commonwealth. The company’s announcement includes $16,000 in funding to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Helping Harvest Food Bank, Gemma’s Angels, and The Caring Cupboard. “There has never been a more critical time in our country to support one another or lend a charitable hand to our communities and our neighbors in need,” said Mike Doran, president of Pen...

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Pennsylvania American Water Announces Water Line Replacement Project in Berwickarrow

June 02, 2020

BERWICK, Pa. (June 2, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to more than 3,100 feet of water main in Berwick to improve reliability for customers, reduce service disruptions, and increase water flows for firefighting.  The cost of the system improvements, which replace water main dating as far back as 1937, is approximately $540,000.   “To continue providing reliable water service to our customers, we need to reinvest in the local water infrastructure, particularly in areas where century-old pipe needs to be replaced,” said Michael Spaide, senior supervisor, Pennsylvania American Water. “This significant investment is necessary to rehabilitate and upgrade the area’s aging water infrastructure so that our customers continue to receive quality, reliable water service for years to come.”   Beginning t...

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Pennsylvania American Water and American Water Charitable Foundation Donate $15,850 to COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Northeast and Northcentral PAarrow

May 28, 2020

Announcement part of $100,000 in total grants statewide   SCRANTON, Pa. (May 28, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today that it has selected the following organizations to receive financial contributions for their support of COVID-19 relief efforts in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, Pike, and Union counties. Pennsylvania American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation have together pledged $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts across the Commonwealth.      The company’s announcement includes $15,850 in funding to the following organizations: Lackawanna County Breadbasket of NEPA Meals on Wheels of NEPA Friends of the Poor United Neighborhood Centers Scranton Tomorrow's Meals for Medics NEPA Youth Shelter Community Intervention Center Luzerne County Commission on Economi...

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Pennsylvania American Water to Begin $316,000 Water Line Installation in Wormleysburg Borougharrow

May 20, 2020

WORMLEYSBURG, Pa. (May 20, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to install a new section of water main in Wormleysburg Borough to improve water service reliability and quality for area residents. The cost of the project is approximately $316,000 and will eliminate several dead-end mains in the area. During the week of May 18, crews will install 1,025 feet of new 8-inch ductile iron water main on Hillcrest Road from Oakwood Drive to South Terrace Road. Final paving restoration is scheduled to be completed this summer, weather permitting. Crews will work Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists are urged to give themselves extra time and exercise caution when traveling through the work zone. During construction, customers might experience temporary water service interruptions, discolored water and/or lower than normal water ...

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