May 09, 2018
Project replaces outdated water main dating back to the 1890s
SCRANTON, Pa. (May 9, 2018) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced upgrades to more than 4,000 feet of water main in Dunmore 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 1890, is approximately $760,000.
Starting on Friday, Pennsylvania American Water’s contractors are replacing existing four-, six-, and eight-inch cast iron water mains with new eight-inch ductile iron pipe along Butler, Smith, and Cherry Streets.
Crews will work weekdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Traffic restrictions will be in place during construction. The company expects to complete the water main installation, including transfer of...