PA American Water starts work on new Coatesville water main

Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace aging water main in the City of Coatesville to improve service reliability and prevent water outages. The project, with a cost of approximately $610,000, will replace outdated pipe dating back to the 1940s. Starting next week, the company will install approximately 1,500 feet of new eight-inch ductile iron pipe along Blackhorse...

a. American water plans storage tank upgrades in W. Caln

Pennsylvania American Water today announced its 2018 plans to rehabilitate 10 existing water storage tanks, as well as erect six new storage structures. Pennsylvania American Water’s rehab program of inspecting, sandblasting and repainting tanks will extend their service life and protect water quality, and the new tank construction will provide increased storage capacity to meet customer demand and...

New interactive map shows PA-American water projects

Pennsylvania American Water customers have a new tool at their disposal to see where their water bill dollars are flowing. The company today announced the launch of an interactive web-based map of its 2017 infrastructure upgrade projects. The user-friendly map allows the public to view details about water and wastewater pipe projects across the company’s service areas. “Often, customers do not...

Pennsylvania American Water announces 2017 scholarship program

Pennsylvania American Water announced its 2017 Stream of Learning Scholarship program offered  HERSHEY – Pennsylvania American Water announced that applications are being accepted for its 2017 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding...

New sewer and water mains for Parkesburg

COATESVILLE — Pennsylvania American Water announced this week the start of construction to install new water and sewer mains in Parkesburg Borough to improve service reliability and increase water flows for firefighting. The approximately $850,000 project will replace nearly 1,400 feet of aging water and sewer pipe, including outdated water main that dates back to the 1920s. Starting this week, crews...

New water mains planned for 1st Avenue

COATESVILLE — Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of new water main installation in the City of Coatesville to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The projects will replace nearly 1,850 feet of aging pipe dating back to the 1940s, at a combined cost of approximately $400,000. Starting this week, crews will install eight-inch ductile iron...

American Water to spend $9.7M on water, sewer upgrades

COATESVILLE – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction projects to upgrade its water and sewer systems serving customers in western Chester County and a portion of Lancaster County. The company’s sewer system improvements totaling approximately $3.2 million are set for the City of Coatesville and Valley Township, while water main rehabilitation work estimated at $6.5...

Medicine-disposal boxes coming to permanent area sites

Joint initiative will enable residents to avert risk unused prescriptions pose In the past, residents’ best option for disposing of unwanted medication was to take advantage of the semi-annual collections, such as the one that Coatesville Police Sgt. Rodger Ollis helped organize in the city. For years, government officials have seen mounting evidence that drug abuse often originates in home medicine...

PUC approves water rate hikes

Settlement means no further hikes for three years, some residents to save Update: 9:40, Dec. 24: Corrects to note reduction in waste water fees. The costs of water for local residents who use Pennsylvania American Water is going up for the second time in four years next week — but, thanks to a settlement announced with the state Public Utilities Commission, it will be the final rate hike for the...

Work to begin on replacing city sewer pipes

Pa. American Water warns traffic disruptions likely on East Lincoln Highway Pennsylvania American Water announced Tuesday that it would start of construction to replace nearly 1,700 feet of aging sewer main in the City of Coatesville. The cost of the sewer collection system improvements, which will replace outdated, undersized clay pipe, is approximately $1 million, a company news release said. Starting...