Being a good neighbor is part of our mission at American Water. We are dedicated to Pennsylvania and do make sure we show it.
Each year, we assist low-income customers through our H20 Help to Others Program®. Customers who qualify may receive grants of up to $500, a discount on their service fee and water-saving devices and education on how to use water wisely.
Keystone Firefighting Challenge
Pennsylvania American Water proudly supports local fire departments for the invaluable service they provide to our communities. To show our appreciation, Pennsylvania American Water is launching the Keystone Firefighting Challenge contest on Facebook to give fire departments the opportunity to win grant money toward equipment or training. Learn more....
Pennsylvania American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship Program
Environmental Grant Program
Another example of how we give back to the community is our innovative, environmental grant program, which provides financial support for community-based projects that improve, protect and restore drinking water supplies and surrounding watersheds. Read about the 2014 grant-winning projects.
Expressing the Importance of Watershed Protection Through Art
Educating Students at our Wonderful World of Water at Summer Camps
Sponsored by Pennsylvania American Water and organized in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Resources Council, three “Wonderful World of Water Day Camps” were offered in 2013. Day campers will explore water and watershed basics, learned how human impact on the land affects water quality in our rivers and streams, and discovered solutions to water pollution. Learn more:
Pennsylvania Reservoirs Open for Fishing
The below list of Pennsylvania American Water-owned reservoirs are currently open for fishing. All PA Fish & Boat Commission Rules apply. Shoreline fishing at the reservoirs will be allowed, but wading is not permitted. Boats are also not permitted on the waterways. Reservoirs will be closed to fishing between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Commonwealth inland fishing rules and regulations and Fish & Boat Commission property regulations apply to this property. The areas open to fishing have been posted with signs indicating the boundaries.
Please contact PA Fish & Boat Commission if you have additional questions.
Supporting Local and Global Needs
American Water has named United Way and Water for People its Charities of Choice. Each year, American Water employees from across the nation participate in a nationwide campaign for these organizations. Last year, we raised $556,840 for United Way and $208,000 for Water for People nationwide.
For More Information
For more information about any of the above programs, please contact Terry Maenza at 610-670-7789, ext. 123 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kerrilyn Bevan at (717) 531-3204 or Kerrilyn.Bevan@amwater.com at 717-520-4605. For other events, visit our Community Events page.