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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      Leaks & Projects Map

      You can find information about interruptions to water service and ongoing projects in the map and list below. Click on the icons within the map for additional information. 

      Note that the map below is updated subsequent to the full list.  If your water is out and you don't notice a nearby leak repair on the map below, or on the following list of projects & leaks, please report a problem here or call us at 724 755-5800.


      Although every effort is made to assure that this map is accurate, decisions on water availability should not be made based on this map, and should instead be addressed through an application for service.

      Project - Indian Creek Plant Improvements (Tenaska)

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      Approximately $3.8 million was paid by Tenaska to replace filter beds and increase sludge handling capacity at the Indian Creek Supply Filtration Plant in Dunbar Township. While this allows MAWC to more reliably deliver approximately 6 million gallons per day to Tenaska, the improved water handling...Read more

      Project - Tenaska Westmoreland

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      Approximately $18,000,000 spent by Tenaska for a pump station and extending a 24-inch water line 13 miles to its facility in South Huntingdon Township. For additional information about the Tenaska project, be sure to visit the MAWC page about the Indian Creek Filter Supply Plant improvements paid...Read more

      Project - Youngwood US 119 Wastewater Line replacement

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      The cost to replace approximately 15,915 l.f. of sanitary sewer line on SR 119 (3rd and 4th Street) Youngwood, Westmoreland County. Proposed Total Expenditure $5,147,487.00 Funding Source: 2016 Bond; 75% PENNDoT Reimbursement Total Net 2016 Bond expenditure $1,286,871.75Read more

      Project - Youngwood S. 6th Street Wastewater Line Replacement

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      The cost to replace approximately 700' of 8" sewer line and appurtenances along South 6th Street, from Depot Street to Chestnut Street in the Borough of Youngwood. The Borough is reconstructing the street and this will replace the existing 8" sewer line. Proposed Net Expenditure $210,700.00 Funding...Read more

      Project - Larimer Mountain Water Supply Line replacement

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      Replacement of 2,400 feet of a 118-year-old, 30-inch water line through the Larimer area of North Huntingdon Township. A low bid of $707,891 will pay for installation of pipe bought by MAWC, and a bore through a hillside.Total project costs including pipe purchase by MAWC and engineering and...Read more

      Project - Hempfield, Peters Road

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      Proposed Water Main Extension Peters Road – DCED Grant Program Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County MAWC will extend approximately 2,300 feet of water along Peters Road in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County to service 11 existing residential structures. Specifically, the project will entail...Read more

      Project - McKeesport, Grandview fire flow

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      Proposed Water Main Extension Silver Alley – Fire Flow Enhancement Project City of McKeesport, Allegheny County The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) will extend approximately 3340 feet of 12-inch C900 CL235 PVC pipe and 340 feet of 8-inch C900 CL235 PVC pipe to enhance fire flow...Read more

      Project -- Upper Tyrone Pump Station

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      Upper Tyrone Pump Station being placed 10.4.18 The pump station replaced a worn underground unit and contains both pump hardware and a generator that will ensure water delivery continues during power failures. Cost estimate is $712,000 for the prefab pumphouse and generator building, plus site...Read more

      Project - Hempfield N. Greengate Road

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      Install Approximately 495' of 12" water main along N. Greengate Road to provide water service to 1003 N. Greengate Road, in Hempfield Township. The water line will be installed by developer's contractor. MAWC's share in the cost of the water line will be the difference in cost between 8" and 12"...Read more

      Project - N Huntingdon. Clay Pike phase II

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      Water Main Replacement Project Clay Pike – Phase II (County Road 64092) North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will replace existing antiquated 8-inch cast iron water main along Clay Pike (County Road 64092) between Guffy Road (SR3049) and to...Read more