Pennsylvania American Water Announces Water Line Upgrades in Carbondalearrow

September 20, 2019

Project replaces outdated water main dating back to the 1910   SCRANTON, Pa. (September 20, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to more than 3,600 feet of water main in Carbondale 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 1910, is approximately $631,000.   Pennsylvania American Water’s contractors started earlier this week replacing existing four-, six-, and eight-inch cast iron water mains with new eight-inch ductile iron pipe along the following streets:     Apple Avenue Hospital Street Villa Street Brown Street Veterans Drive       Crews will work weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Traffic restrictions will be in pl...

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Pennsylvania American Water Plans $4,500,000 Sewer Main Upgrade in the City of Coatesville and Sadsbury and Valley Townships in Chester County arrow

September 20, 2019

SADSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (September 20, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to install a new pressurized sewer main and to extend a gravity-fed sewer main in the City of Coatesville and Valley and Sadsbury Townships. The cost of the project is approximately $4,500,000 and will upgrade aging 15-inch main dating back to the 1990s, improving sewer service reliability for area residents.   “We continue to deliver on our commitment to upgrade aging infrastructure in the communities we serve in Chester County, and this project is one of many substantial sewer system upgrades Pennsylvania American Water has made in this area in recent years,” said Justin Brame, Senior Operations Superintendent for Pennsylvania American Water. “Reliable water and wastewater infrastructure is critical to sanitation and public health, and w...

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Pennsylvania American Water Completes New $10.5 Million Pipeline to Extend Service to Shenango Township Residentsarrow

September 13, 2019

Dateline City: SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, Pa. SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water officials today hosted state and local officials to mark the completion of 19 miles of new water lines in the Castlewood area of Shenango Township, Lawrence County. The $10.5 million investment provides public water service and improved fire protection for more than 700 households. “This investment will provide these families with more reliable service, better water quality, and improved fire protection,” said Pennsylvania American Water Vice President of Operations Andrew Clarkson. “Our partnership with the New Castle Sanitation Authority (NCSA), Shenango Township officials, and local property owners is a great example of how public-private partnerships can improve the quality of life for residents.” The water line extens...

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Pennsylvania American Water Announces Philipsburg Area Water System Upgrades arrow

September 11, 2019

Philipsburg, Pa. (September 11, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today the start of construction to replace nearly 1 mile of aging water main in its Philipsburg service area to improve service reliability and fire protection for residents. The combined cost of these system improvements is approximately $1.4 million. “These water main replacement projects support our promise to deliver clean, dependable drinking water to our customers,” said Jane Moore, senior supervisor of operations. “In addition, the installation of two new fire hydrants, along with the replacement of five aging hydrants, will enhance fire protection throughout the area.” Pipeline upgrades are underway in Morris Township with the replacement of aging water mains along on Glastonbury and Powell Streets. In addition, work along Presqueisle, Front and Maple Streets in ...

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Pennsylvania American Water begins $1.1 Million Water Line Replacement Project in Wilkes-Barrearrow

August 26, 2019

Project replaces outdated water main dating back to the 1885   SCRANTON, Pa. (August 26, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to nearly 7,000 feet of water main in Wilkes-Barre 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 1885, is approximately $1.1 million.   “To ensure that we continue to provide reliable water service to our customers, we need to reinvest in the local water infrastructure, particularly the areas where 100-year old pipeline needs to be replaced,” said Traci Cross, senior manager, operations, Pennsylvania American Water.   The company started earlier this month replacing existing four- and six-inch cast iron water mains with new eight-inch ductile iron...

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Pennsylvania American Water begins $1.1 Million Water Line Replacement Project in Wilkes-Barrearrow

August 26, 2019

Project replaces outdated water main dating back to the 1885   SCRANTON, Pa. (August 26, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to nearly 7,000 feet of water main in Wilkes-Barre 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 1885, is approximately $1.1 million.   “To ensure that we continue to provide reliable water service to our customers, we need to reinvest in the local water infrastructure, particularly the areas where 100-year old pipeline needs to be replaced,” said Traci Cross, senior manager, operations, Pennsylvania American Water.   The company started earlier this month replacing existing four- and six-inch cast iron water mains with new eight-inch ductile iron...

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Pennsylvania American Water to Begin $5.75 Million Water Line Upgrades in Norristownarrow

August 19, 2019

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (August 19, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of two major construction projects to replace sections of water main, as well as utility-owned service lines and fire hydrants, in Norristown to improve water service reliability and fire protection for area residents and businesses. The cost of the projects is approximately $5,750,000 and will upgrade aging pipe dating back to the early 1900s.   Beginning the week of August 19, crews will begin to install nearly 5,000 feet of new ductile iron water main on E. Main St. between Arch St. and Ross St. along with 175 new customer service lines and fixtures. Construction is scheduled for completion in December 2019 with final paving restoration occurring in spring 2020, weather permitting.   Work will also begin next week in west Norristown. 4,600 feet of new pipe will be inst...

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Pennsylvania American Water Completes New $50 Million Ellwood Water Treatment Plantarrow

August 02, 2019

Dateline City: NEW BEAVER BOROUGH, Pa. Customers to begin receiving service week of August 5 NEW BEAVER BOROUGH, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pennsylvania American Water announced today that customers will begin receiving water from the newly completed $50 million Ellwood Water Treatment Plant beginning the week of August 5, 2019. Located in New Beaver Borough, the new treatment facility serves approximately 18,000 customers in southern Lawrence and Butler Counties and northeastern Beaver County. “We’re extremely proud of this new investment that ensures our Ellwood Treatment plant customers continue to receive high quality drinking water today – and for years to come,” said Pennsylvania American Water President Jeffrey McIntyre. “The new plant was designed to produce a high...

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Pennsylvania American Water to Begin $1.5 Million Water Line Upgrade in Lemoynearrow

August 01, 2019

LEMOYNE, Pa. (August 1, 2019) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of a major construction project to replace a section of water main, as well as utility-owned service lines and fire hydrants, in Lemoyne Borough to improve water service reliability and fire protection for area residents and businesses. The cost of the project is approximately $1,500,000 and will upgrade aging pipe dating back to the early 1900s.   Beginning the week of August 5, crews will begin to install nearly 4,350 feet of new eight-inch, six-inch, and four-inch ductile iron water main on Hummel Ave. between S. 3rd and S. 9th Streets and on S. 3rd Street from Bosler Ave. to the 83 Bridge.  Construction is scheduled for completion in December 2019 with final paving restoration occurring in spring 2020, weather permitting.   “This significant water main replacem...

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Pennsylvania American Water Announces $2 Million Clarion County Water and Wastewater System Upgrades arrow

July 31, 2019

CLARION BOROUGH, Pa. – Pennsylvania American Water announced today an approximately $2 million investment to upgrade its Clarion County water and sewer mains. Pennsylvania American Water provides wastewater service to approximately 2,800 wastewater customers and 4,000 drinking water customers in Clarion County. “These investments will improve water and wastewater service reliability,” said Pennsylvania American Water Senior Manager of Operations Toni Colavecchia. “Our new sewer mains will replace outdated pipe dating back to the 1940s and water mains installed in the 1950s.” The company will be installing almost 1 mile of new sewer main throughout Clarion Borough. The sewer main replacements begins this week on Liberty Street, between 8th and 9th Streets, and include the following areas: Liberty Street (Dietz Place to 7th Street) Liberty St...

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