Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Due to COVID-19 crisis:

  • Until further notice, the Authority has voluntarily halted water disconnects due to unpaid bills; and
  • Until further notice, late penalties will not be assessed for bills due after March 17, 2020.

 

DEP Declares Drought Watch for 16 Counties

Harrisburg, PA – After a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has declared a drought watch for 16 counties: Armstrong, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Fayette, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, Perry, and Potter. Learn more ...

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with YOU. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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If you are experiencing Dirty or Discolored Water

August 26, 2020

A dirty or discolored water event is normally caused by sediment being stirred up when the direction or flow of water changes in the water mains.  Common causes include hydrant use, hydrant replacement, valve turning, routine maintenance, firefighting, main breaks, or nearby construction.

There are no health hazards associated with the sediment in the water.  The sediment is always in our system but is only visible when a change in flow is enough to disturb the sediment.  Customers may choose to drink bottled water while they wait for the discoloration to clear.  In most cases the water will clear on its own within two hours or less. If your water is discolored:

  • Use the water to...

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Be prepared.

Be prepared.

September 01, 2020

September has arrived, and autumn is well on its way.

As the summer heat begins to fade, and the first hints of red and gold begin to appear, it’s a great time to relax and enjoy the mild weather. Next Monday, September 7, is Labor Day/ Labour Day, a day which honors the achievements of our workforce —a "yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our countr[ies].” Department of Labor.  
So, take a break, rest from your labor, and enjoy the respite. 

Then, after your rest, take advantage of this time to plan ahead. September is considered “National Preparedness Month” in the US: a month to get ready, to get prepared for harsher weather and conditions that will be coming, and a time to prepare for any emergencies that might arise.
So, use this September to make sure that you —and your home— are ready.

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