Aqua Pennsylvania to Spend $300 Million on Infrastructure Upgrades

Aqua Pennsylvania today announced the company will make $292 million in infrastructure improvements in the state throughout 2017, after completing $234 million of similar projects in 2016. Multiple projects will take place in several areas across the state to improve customers’ water and wastewater service.

“Our efforts to replace aging infrastructure benefits our customers by enabling us to provide quality water and reliable service, and provides environmental benefits as well,” said Aqua Pennsylvania President Marc Lucca. “For instance, in 2016 in southeastern Pennsylvania, we identified approximately 2 billion gallons of “unaccounted-for water” by finding and fixing leaking pipe.”

The company’s planned infrastructure spending includes:

  • $221 million in the Southeastern Pennsylvania operating division, which comprises parts of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties
  • $2.6 million in the Susquehanna operating division in Bradford County
  • $18.9 million in the White Haven operating division, which comprises parts of Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Schuylkill, Susquehanna and Carbon counties
  • $10.9 million in the Honesdale operating division, which comprises parts of Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties
  • $19.2 million in the Roaring Creek operating division, which comprises parts of Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Snyder counties
  • $19.7 million in the Western Pennsylvania operating division, which comprises parts of Lawrence, Mercer, Forest, Crawford, Venango, Clarion, Warren, Clearfield and McKean counties

 

 

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