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  • 09-29-2014
    Distribution System Work to Occur in Lower Paxton Township Early on September 30

    Overnight Water Distribution System Work Set for Certain Areas of Lower Paxton Township
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  • 09-13-2014
    Government Officials Recognize United Water for $1.6 million Infrastructure Replacement Project in Hummelstown

    United Water Recognized for Infrastructure Replacement Project on Main Street in Hummelstown
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  • 09-11-2014
    Overnight Fire Hydrant Maintenance Scheduled For Shavertown

    Routine Fire Hydrant Maintenance Planned for Shavertown Overnight Sept. 12
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  • 09-11-2014
    UNITED WATER SIGNS 20-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH NASSAU COUNTY, NY TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS OF WASTEWATER SYSTEM
    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today signed an agreement with officials of Nassau County for a 20-year contract to operate, manage and maintain the county’s wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers. The system handles the sewage from 1.2 million people on Long Island and treats it for disposal into environmentally sensitive estuaries. + Read More
  • 08-28-2014
    Upcoming Infrastructure Replacement Projects

    Infrastructure Replacement Projects Set for September and October
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  • 09-02-2014
    SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT NORTH AMERICA Ranked Among the Largest Environmental Services Companies in North America

    SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT NORTH AMERICA reported significant organic growth and new business wins this year.These are indicative of the more pronounced industry growth and highlight the importance of environmental services for municipalities and private industries.
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  • 08-15-2014
    Restoration Work Continues in Hummelstown, Following $1.6 Million Infrastructure Replacement Project

    Street, Sidewalk and Yard Restoration Work Expected to be Completed in Hummelstown by September 1
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  • 08-07-2014
    Fire Hydrant Flushing Set for Shavertown Area

    Hydrants to be Flushed in Shavertown Late Friday into Early Saturday
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  • 07-18-2014
    Water Service Was Continuous For Customers During Recent Storms That Resulted in Electric Power Outages in Several Areas

    Despite Last Week's Power Outages Caused by Storms, Water Service Was Continuous For United Water Customers
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  • 07-14-2014
    Hummelstown Water Infrastructure Replacement Project Nearly Complete

    Infrastructure Replacement Project in Borough of Hummelstown to be Completed by August 1
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  • 07-09-2014
    Distribution System Work to Occur in Certain Areas of Dauphin and Perry Counties Early on July 10

    Water Distribution System Survey Work to be Performed Overnight on July 10
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  • 06-04-2014
    Water Meter Replacement Due for Certain Customers Who Received Notification

    Customers Notified of Need to Replace Water Meter Are Asked to Schedule Appointment
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  • 06-26-2014
    Drinking Water Notice Mailed to Certain Customers in Highspire and Lower Swatara Township Detailing Water Quality Issue

    Water Quality Issue Prompts Notification to Affected Customers Only in Certain Areas of Highspire and Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County
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  • 05-22-2014
    Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule for June

    Hydrant Flushing to be Done During Overnight Hours
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  • 06-11-2014
    UNITED WATER OUTPERFORMS WATER INDUSTRY IN SAFETY
    United Water outperformed the largely public water and sewer sector in 2013 safety performance as compared with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. + Read More
  • 06-06-2014
    Shavertown Fire Hydrants to be Flushed During Early Morning Hours on June 7

    Additional Flushing of Fire Hydrants in Shavertown Set for Early on June 7
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  • 05-28-2014
    Customers With New Phone Numbers Asked to Contact United Water

    Customers Urged to Update United Water When Changing Phone Numbers
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  • 05-15-2014
    Dallas Borough and Dallas Township Fire Hydrants to be Flushed During Overnight Hours This Weekend

    Fire Hydrants Throughout Dallas Borough and Dallas Township to be Flushed Overnight May 16 and 17
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  • 05-08-2014
    Town of Bloomsburg Fire Hydrants to be Flushed May 12-15 as Part of Routine Maintenance

    Hydrant Flushing Set For Town of Bloomsburg May 12-15
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  • 05-02-2014
    May 4-10 is Drinking Water Week

    Annual Observance of "Drinking Water Week" is May 4-10
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  • 04-22-2014
    Earth Day: A time to reflect on resource sustainability

    Resource Sustainability Marks the 44th Observance of Earth Day
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  • 04-15-2014
    Hummelstown Infrastructure Replacement Project Update

    Infrastructure Replacement Project Continues to Square Area and West Side of Hummelstown
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  • 04-07-2014
    April is Safe Digging Month in Pennsylvania

    PUC Reminds Those Who Excavate to Call 8-1-1, As Required by Law
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  • 03-25-2014
    Annual Trout Day Community Event Set For March 29 Along Water Source in York County

    United Water and Local Watershed Association Host Annual Event Saturday, March 29 Along Yellow Breeches Creek
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  • 03-19-2014
    Consider Repairing Water Leaks In Your Home During Fix A Leak Week

    This is Fix A Leak Week
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  • 03-11-2014
    Customers Encouraged to Visit United Water Pennsylvania's Social Media Sites

    Visit our Facebook and Twitter Sites
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  • 02-25-2014
    United Water Employees Contribute to Global Human Service Organization

    Water-Related Organization Benefits From United Water Employees
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  • 02-14-2014
    No Water Service Interruptions Occurred During Snow Storm

    Infrastructure Remained Intact During Snow Storm Throughout Pennsylvania Service Territory
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  • 02-07-2014
    Customers Urged to Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow(2)

    Plowed Snow Should be Cleared From Around Fire Hydrants
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  • 02-05-2014
    WEST BASIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT RENEWS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH UNITED WATER
    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today announced the signing of a new five-year agreement worth approximately $50 million with the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) to operate and maintain the District’s Edward C. Little Water Recycling Plant and four satellite plants. + Read More
  • 01-21-2014
    Severe Cold Weather Tips Offered to Customers Regarding Prevention of Frozen Pipes and Water Meters

    Tips on How to Prevent Frozen Pipes and Water Meters
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  • 01-10-2014
    Broken Water Lines Can Become More Commonplace As Warmer Temperatures Follow Extreme Cold

    Tips on How to Prevent Broken Water Lines During Temperature Variations, Following Extreme Cold
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  • 01-07-2014
    Extreme Cold Heightens Conditions Associated With Frozen Indoor Water Pipes and Water Main Breaks

    Tips Offered on How to Prevent Frozen Pipes
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  • 10-21-2013
    United Water to Build New $20 Million Water Treatment Facility in Bloomsburg

    New Water Treatment Plant To Serve Columbia County Customers
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  • 10-14-2013
    Customer Reminder: Valid Phone Numbers Essential for Contact During Times of Water-Related Emergencies

    Rapid Dialer Phone System Used for Water Service-Related Calls Requires Valid Customer Phone Number
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  • 10-04-2013
    UNITED WATER & CAL RIPKEN, SR. FOUNDATION HOST END-OF-YEAR CELEBRATION FOR THE JERSEY CITY BADGES FOR BASEBALL PROGRAM

    The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) and United Water hosted an end-of-year celebration for the Badges for Baseball Program in Jersey City, NJ. Two baseball teams from the Jersey City Reviving Baseball in the Inner City Program (RBI) played a friendly game at Jersey City Fields. The players received support and instruction from guest managers, including former Major League ball players Bob Tufts, Glenn Borgmann, Jack Cullen, John Doherty and Oreste Marrero. The night kicked off with Ryan Struthers, director of recreation, Jersey City and Rolando Lavarro, Jr., council president, Jersey City’s City Council throwing out the inaugural first pitch and included a barbeque with food donated by United Water.

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  • 10-01-2013
    UNITED WATER SUPPORTS VALUE OF WATER CAMPAIGN

    United Water today announced support for a public information campaign to raise awareness of the value of water and the challenges facing the nation’s water infrastructure. The campaign is anchored by the website www.thevalueofwater.org. + Read More
  • 09-24-2013
    Bloomsburg to Benefit From Infrastructure Replacement Project

    Infrastructure Replacement Set For Bloomsburg in October
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  • 09-17-2013
    UNITED WATER AWARDED GRANT FROM WATER RESEARCH FOUNDATION

    United Water, one of the nation’s leading water services companies, announced today that it has been awarded a research grant from the Water Research Foundation in Denver, CO. The Water Research Foundation is an internationally recognized leader in water research that is dedicated to advancing the science of water by sponsoring cutting-edge research and promoting collaboration. + Read More
  • 09-06-2013
    United Water Director of Engineering Recognized by West Shore Chamber of Commerce

    Director of Engineering Among Finalists in First-Time Leadership Award Competition
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  • 08-02-2013
    UNITED WATER PARTNERS WITH THE CAL RIPKEN, SR. FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH OF HAMPDEN COUNTY, MA
    United Water has partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to continue the Badges for Baseball program in Hampden County, which includes Springfield and Holyoke, Mass., for the sixth year. On Thursday, August 1, approximately 100 youth from the Springfield and Holyoke Boys & Girls Clubs attended the Holyoke Blue Sox game, in celebration of the Badges for Baseball program. Badges for Baseball uses baseball and softball to train law enforcement as coaches and mentors to improve relationships between at-risk youth and law enforcement. Prior to the game, youth were honored during an on-field ceremony, and one representative from the Springfield Boys & Girls Club, Holyoke Boys & Girls Club, United Water and Hampden County Sheriff’s Office had the opportunity to throw out the first ceremonial pitch + Read More
  • 07-10-2013
    UNITED WATER RELEASES 2012 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

     United Water, one of the nation’s leading water and wastewater services companies, announced today the release of its online Sustainable Development Report.  Among its accomplishments in 2012, United Water surpassed its commitments in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and significantly reduced water leaks and theft. 
    “United Water is firmly committed to continuously improving our operational and environmental performance,” said Bertrand Camus, Chief Executive Officer of United Water. “That’s because maintaining clean, sustainable water supplies is the single most important contribution to public health and is essential to creating vibrant local economies.”

     

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  • 07-08-2013
    CAL RIPKEN SR. FOUNDATION HONORS UNITED WATER
    United Water, which provides water and wastewater services nationwide, is proud to announce that it has received the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s 2013 Perfect Practice Award for community support. The award recognizes United Water for its ongoing support of character-building programs offered to thousands of at-risk youths through Boys and Girls Clubs located within United Water’s service areas. + Read More
  • 06-11-2013
    UNITED WATER HONORED WITH ‘DISTINGUISHED ENGINEERING’ AWARD

    United Water announced today that it has become the first recipient of the New Jersey Alliance for Action’s Distinguished Engineering Award, honoring innovative and outstanding engineering accomplishments. United Water was honored for its SOLUTIONSM business model, based on the project’s uniqueness and positive impact on New Jersey's economy and environment.  + Read More
  • 04-25-2013
    UNITED WATER RECEIVES OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    United Water, one of the nation’s leading providers of water and wastewater services, was recognized today by Springfield Public Schools for providing exceptional outreach and education programs to Springfield students + Read More
  • 04-17-2013
    ANTHONY R. COSCIA ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF UNITED WATER’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    United Water, one of the nation’s leading providers of water services, has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony Coscia to be its chairman effective today. + Read More
  • 03-22-2013
    United Water Calls For Action To Improve America’s Water Systems On World Water Day

    United Water, a leading provider of water and wastewater management services and the US subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, one of the world’s largest water and resource management companies, today embraced the United Nation’s World Water Day, which marks 2013 as being the year of International Water Cooperation, and issued a call for government leaders here to address head-on the growing challenge of maintaining water systems in the US.

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  • 02-11-2013
    UNITED WATER RECEIVES STAR AWARD FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH EXCELLENCE

    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, is pleased to announce that its Wixom Wastewater Treatment Facility will receive the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program (MVPP) Star Award for workplace safety and health excellence from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) at a special ceremony and luncheon to be held today at the Wixom Community Center located at 49015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393. 

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  • 02-01-2013
    UNITED WATER COMPLETED SALE OF REGULATED OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS

    United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, announced today that it had completed the sale of its regulated water operations in Arkansas for $27.6 million to Liberty Utilities Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., a publicly traded Canadian company.  Liberty Utilities has water and wastewater interests in Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Texas. 

     

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  • 01-22-2013
    US EPA AWARDS UNITED WATER FOR ‘OUTSTANDING’ OPERATION OF WESTERLY, RI, WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded United Water the 2012 Regional EPA Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award for its “outstanding operations and management” of the Westerly, RI, Wastewater Treatment Plant.

     

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  • 01-03-2013
    UNITED WATER FOUNDATION DONATES $55,000 TO SUPPORT HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF EFFORTS

    The United Water Foundation donated $55,000 to Bergen County’s United Way Compassion Fund to assist people who were significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy. 

     

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  • 06-11-2013
    2012 Consumer Confidence Report Available Online

    Annual Consumer Confidence Report Provides Details Associated With Water Quality
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  • 11-01-2012
    UNITED WATER URGES CUSTOMERS TO CHECK IDENTIFICATION

    United Water officials are urging customers to take extra precaution in protecting themselves and their property in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Although the company is not aware of any recent activity, scam artists sometimes pose as United Water or other utility employees. This is not uncommon especially when there is widespread damage following a storm. These imposters attempt to gain access to homes in order to engage in criminal activity.
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