Pennsylvania American Water Begins $2.7 Million Water Line Upgrade in East Norriton Township

EAST NORRITON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace nearly 8,000 feet of aging cast iron and cement water main in E. Norriton Township. The cost of the project is approximately $2.7 million and will improve water service reliability for area residents and businesses.

 

Beginning the week of Feb. 10, crews will work to install new ductile iron water transmission main on W. Germantown Pike between Stanbridge St. and Swede Square, on N. Wales Rd. between W. Germantown Pike and W. Township Line Rd., and on Dorp Circle between Dorp Lane and the cul-de-sac. Approximately 100 customer service lines will also be updated with copper piping. Final paving restoration is scheduled to be completed by December 2020, weather permitting.

 

Crews will work Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 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 more than 14 million people in 46 states. 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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