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August 21, 2020

$1.2 Million Water Line Upgrades Underway in Spring Township and Wyomissing Borough

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Aug. 21, 2020) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of a major construction project to replace a section of water main, as well as utility-owned service lines and fire hydrants, in Spring Township and Wyomissing Borough to improve water service reliability and fire protection for area residents and businesses. The cost of the project is approximately $1,200,000 and will upgrade aging and undersized six-inch cast iron pipe.

Beginning approximately Aug. 24, crews will install nearly 3,000 feet of new eight-inch ductile iron water main on State Hill Road (State Route 3023) between Wellington Boulevard and Valley Road. Construction will conclude in winter 2021 and final paving restoration is scheduled for spring 2021, weather permitting.

Crews will work between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists are urged to give themselves extra time and exercise caution when traveling through the work zone. During construction, customers might experience temporary water service interruptions, discolored water and/or lower than normal water pressure. For more information, contact Pennsylvania American Water’s customer service center at 1-800-565-7292.

Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.4 million people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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