What is a typical water emergency?

    • A water main leak causing flooding/damage or icy conditions in the winter.
    • A service line leak outside of the home causing flooding/damage or icy conditions in the winter.
    • A leak inside the home causing flooding/damage and the inside valve is inoperable.

    What is a typical wastewater emergency?

    • A basement back up of wastewater.
    • A manhole or clean out that is overflowing.



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        NPDES PUBLIC NOTICE Application for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to Discharge to State Waters Southwest Regional Office: Regional Clean Water Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, Telephone: 412.442.4000. PA0253375, Sewage, SIC Code 4952...
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        White Oak residents who live in the area of Eisenhower Drive, Horizon Drive, the portion of Hill Ave closest to Eisenhower, Dearborn Drive, and Educational Drive should have received the call text below, and the letter at bottom. If you did not recive a call, please visit https://payments.mawc.org/...
      • Updated: 1 month 3 weeks ago
        With the passage of Act 39 of 2018 , public schools have been given a choice about what to do regarding testing for lead in their water systems: Either test for lead in your school's water, or discuss why your school is not testing at a public meeting, and record that discussion in the minutes...
      • Updated: 1 month 4 weeks ago
        If you received a letter or automated call about "Ice Pigging" in your area, or if you live in the areas below, please refer to the video below for more information about the water line flushing method we will use. Also, please see the letter sent to residents in the affected areas below the video...
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      • Updated: 3 months 1 day ago
        Free Chlorine treatment to begin October 15, 2018 The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will be switching disinfectants from chloramine to free chlorine. MAWC plans to change back to a chloramine disinfectant in late March.
      • Updated: 1 month 1 week ago
        Did you know that cold weather can cause your water to appear cloudy, but that it’s just dissolved air? Learn more here from the United States Geological Survey. From the page: Once in a while, you get a glass of water and it looks cloudy; maybe milky is a better term. After a few seconds it...
      • Updated: 1 year 1 month ago
        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...
      • Updated: 5 months 6 days ago
        Check out these exciting new features to help us better serve you. View and Pay Your Bill Our Customer Portal not only allows you multiple options to pay your bill, but you can check usage, link multiple accounts, update your emergency contact info and get lots of additional information here. Maps...