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: 3 hours 18 min ago
        This message is for our customers in the Hempfield Township area. MAWC will be performing a System tie-in on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 beginning at 10pm. The following areas will be affected: Walton Tea Room Road, Baughman Hollow Road, SR136, Millersdale Road, Kerr Road, Baltzer Meyer Pike, Bus...
      • Updated: 4 hours 9 min ago
        Affected area in orange This message is for our customers in the Vandergrift area. MAWC will be performing a system upgrade on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am. The following area will be affected: Sherman Avenue from 7th St to 18th St. Work is expected to last 6-8 hours. During...
      • Updated: 1 week 6 days ago
        Please see attachment for full notice. 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...
      • Updated: 1 month 2 weeks ago
        Free Chlorine treatment to begin September 16, 2019 The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will be switching disinfectants from chloramine to free chlorine. MAWC plans to change back to a chloramine disinfectant at the end of March 2020.
      • Updated: 2 months 2 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: 3 months 2 weeks 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: 5 months 2 weeks ago
        IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER ESTE INFORME CONTIENE INFORMACION IMPORTANTE ACERCA DE SU AUGA POTABLE. HAGA QUE ALGUIEN LO TRADUZCA PARA USTED, O HABLE CON ALGUIEN QUE LO ENTIENDA. Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County Violated a Treatment Technique The Municipal Authority of...
      • Updated: 7 months 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: 7 months 3 weeks ago
        PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release MAWC Continues to Monitor Reservoir Water Water Test Results Normal; Sampling to Continue (Feb. 13) NEW STANTON– The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) continues to monitor the Beaver Run Reservoir’s water quality in response to CNX’s notification...
      • Updated: 1 year 11 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...