PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER TO REPLACE AGING WATER MAIN IN SINKING SPRING

WYOMISSING, Pa. (October 10, 2018) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of installation of new water main in Sinking Spring Borough to improve service reliability and prevent water outages. The project cost is approximately $350,000 and will replace outdated cast iron pipe dating back to the 1950s.

Starting today, October 10, the company will install nearly 850 feet of new eight-inch PVC pipe along Gring Drive between Clover Avenue and Broadcasting Road. Crews expect to complete the water main installation, testing and disinfection, and connecting customers’ service lines to the new main by early November, weather permitting. Final street paving restoration is scheduled for next spring.

Crews will work weekdays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Traffic restrictions will be in place during construction, and 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 pressure. For more information, contact Pennsylvania American Water’s customer service center at 1-800-565-7292.

Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.4 million people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in 45 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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