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.

     

      EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

      (724) 755-5800

      24 hours a day / 7 days a week

       

      PLEASE CALL 911 IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A HAZARDOUS EMERGENCY SITUATION

      Customer Service Announcements

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      • Updated: 2 weeks 13 hours 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: 3 weeks 3 days ago
        Please see the attached .pdf for the NPDES Public Notice for New Stanton Sewage Treatment Plant, which contains additional charts. NPDES PUBLIC NOTICE Application for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to Discharge to State Waters Southwest Regional Office: Regional...
      • Updated: 1 month 1 week ago
        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: 3 months 2 weeks ago
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      • Updated: 5 months 1 week ago
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      • Updated: 5 months 2 weeks ago
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      • Updated: 6 months 1 week ago
        The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will be changing the current free chlorine residual present in the finished water produced from the George R. Sweeney Plant and the Indian Creek Water Plant back to our normal chloramine residual on May 15, 2019. Chloramines are a combination of...
      • Updated: 1 year 9 months 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...