COATESVILLE, Pa. (November 13, 2017) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace aging sewer main in Parkesburg Borough to improve service reliability and prevent sewer blockages. The project, with an estimated cost of nearly $345,000, will replace outdated pipe dating back to the 1940s.

Starting later this week, the company will install approximately 1,300 feet of new eight-inch sewer pipe along Limestone Road between 1st Avenue and 6th Avenue. Crews will work weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic restrictions will be in place during construction hours, and motorists are urged to give themselves extra time when traveling through the area.

The company expects to complete the sewer main installation and final paving restoration by spring 2018.

Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.3 million people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. Marking its 130th anniversary this year, the company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found at

This release contains forward looking statements, including, among others, our plan to continue our long-term strategy of capital investment in our systems. There are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements including: general economic business conditions, unfavorable weather conditions, changes in regulations or regulatory treatment and availability and the cost of capital. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

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