Pittsburgh, Pa. – Pennsylvania American Water announced the start of construction to install approximately 4,100 feet of a new water main canon castle to improve operational safety and fire protection for local residents.
The cost of these system improvements is approx $1.2 million. The water lines are replaced with new ductile iron lines. The company will replace water lines along:
McEwen Street between West Howard St And Unionstrasse And Gladner street
Hawthorne Street between Bluff Street and Belmont Avenue
Crews will work weekdays between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m Traffic restrictions will apply during the construction period. The Company expects to complete the installation of the water main, including the connection of all service lines to the new mains, this spring, with final restoration and paving planned for the fall.
This infrastructure modernization project is not only an important investment in public health and safety. It also helps support the economic health of the communities we serve. Economic impact studies show that for everyone 1 million dollars Investing in water infrastructure will create more than 15 jobs across the economy. Pennsylvania American Water approximately invested $490 million in 2022 alone to improve our water and wastewater treatment and plumbing systems and support more than 7,000 jobs.
During construction, customers may experience temporary service interruptions, discolored water and/or low water pressure. Crews will work as soon as possible to reduce the duration of this temporary inconvenience. Contact for more information Pennsylvania American Waters Customer Service Center at 1-800-565-7292.
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Pennsylvania American Watera subsidiary of American water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality, reliable water and sanitation services to approximately 2.4 million people. For more information, go to www.pennsylvaniaamwater.com and follow the instructions Pennsylvania American Water on Twitter and Facebook.
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With a history dating back to 1886, American water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse US publicly listed water and sanitation company. The company employs approximately 6,500 dedicated professionals providing regulated and semi-regulated drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American water provides our customers with safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to keep their lives going. For more information, visit amwater.com and diversityataw.com.Follow American water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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