News & Updates

MAWC issues update on Rostraver Precautionary Boil Advisory;

MAWC issues update on Rostraver precautionary boil advisory;

Water available at municipal building

NEW STANTON – (Feb 17) Repairs of a water line in Rostraver Township are anticipated to be completed in 4 to 6 hours Friday.

After careful survey of the affected area, the approximately 65 properties in the following streets remain under the precautionary boil water advisory.

MAWC employee Curt Fontaine wins prestigious Samuel S. Baxter Award

Max "Curt"  Fontaine, P.E.,  was honored at the Pennsylvania Section -American Water Works Association’s annual conference with the prestigious Samuel S. Baxter Award in recognition of his outstanding personal service in the water supply field, in commemoration of leadership in the development of safe public water facilities, the advancement of improved water supply practices, the promotion of the water industry to one of high esteem and for general services to the American Water Works Association.

MAWC to Enforce Backflow Device Installation for Commercial and Industrial Accounts

New Stanton, PA ( Aug 13, 2015) MAWC will begin to shut off the commercial and industrial accounts that are not complying with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection cross connection/backflow requirements.   A series of letters have been sent out to noncomplying accounts over the past year notifying them of the mandatory backflow device testing.  In accordance with the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act, 25 PA Code Chapter 109:

Fluoride Information

The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) will begin to supply drinking water from a new water supply line from the Greater Johnstown Water Authority (GJWA) on December 1, 2012. The drinking water supplied by GJWA is fluoridated. Customers in the following communities who currently receive their water from MAWC will be supplied with this fluoridated water:   Ligonier Borough, Laughlintown, Laurel Mountain Borough, and parts of Ligonier Township.

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