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

      • Updated: 1 week 1 day ago
        The AWWA, AMWA and NAWC have issued the following press release : Major water associations reassure public on safety of tap water during COVID-19 outbreak March 17, 2020 Washington, D.C. – As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the...
      • Updated: 1 week 1 day ago
        Ready.gov (Federal Emergency Management Agency) recently increased its recommendation to keep on hand to two weeks of food and water for everyone in your household. To build your disaster preparedness kit, visit https://www.ready.gov/kit Also, don't forget to check whether we have an emergency...
      • Updated: 1 week 1 day ago
        The CDC recently posted the below video instructions on proper handwashing.
      • Updated: 2 weeks 1 hour ago
        Wipes not only can cause a backup in your home, but also cause a blockage of your community's sewer system. For a full list of what you shouldn't flush or dump, click here .
      • Updated: 3 weeks 4 hours ago
        You may have heard that Governor Wolf ordered all non-life sustaining businesses to close. While our office is closed to the public, we are still treating water as normal, and we have staff to answer your calls and repair line breaks. We will get through this together!
      • Updated: 3 weeks 2 days ago
        A 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 requires water suppliers to provide customers with drinking water quality reports known as Consumer Confidence Reports. Visit this page to access the CCR and all sorts of background and explanatory information. See what's in your water, view...
      • Updated: 3 weeks 4 days ago
        To our valued customers of MAWC, in response to the coronavirus, we are closing our front counter and drive through until further notice and asking customers to pay bills online at www.mawc.org , by mail or by phone at 724 755-5800. The convenience fee has been waived for credit card payments...
      • Updated: 3 weeks 4 days ago
        The Environmental Protection Agency has published frequently asked questions on COVID-19 and water . From EPA's page: Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater There is no higher priority for EPA than protecting the health and safety of Americans. EPA is providing this important information...
      • Updated: 3 weeks 4 days ago
        Chloramine disinfectant treatment to begin May 18, 2020 The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will be switching disinfectants from free chlorine to chloramine. MAWC plans to change back to a free chlorine disinfectant late summer or early fall.
      • Updated: 4 weeks 4 hours ago
        Contractors, homeowners, farmers, you name it -- if you plan to excavate a hole more than six inches, by law, you must call 8-1-1 at least two days before you dig to avoid damaging underground utilities. And thanks to a recent change in the law, the PA Public Utility Commission has the power to...

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