One sure way to eventually clog up kitchen sinks and wastewater pipes is to pour fats, oils and grease down the drain, according to Pennsylvania American Water. Such habits can pose problems during the holidays.
Pennsylvania American Water said its purchase of the Upper Pottsgrove Township sewer system, first begun more than two years ago, is now officially complete.
Pennsylvania American Water said it will rehabilitate two water storage tanks in Montgomery and Berks counties, and build three new ones in Chester County, as part of its 2022 improvement plans.
Pennsylvania American's recent water rate increase request to the Pennsylvania Utility Commission is likely to affect a growing number of Lower Pottsgrove residents, the township manager noted.
Pennsylvania American Water expects to begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday on its lines within Limerick Township, the company notified the municipality. Discolored water or reduced water pressure may be a result.
Water main replacement work is already under way in Upper Providence Township. Similar construction starts Sunday in Spring City, and May 15 in Royersford. Expect local traffic disruptions into August.
Pennsylvania American Water, which serves customers in six local municipalities, hopes you'll find and eliminate water leaks in your home. You could save up to 10 percent on water costs, it reported.
Snowfall totals in portions of Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties, tallied Saturday night by the National Weather Service, might surprise you. With the storm ended, speed restrictions on U.S. Routes 422 and 202 were lifted.