The Ambridge Water Authority

Fishing and Boating are NOT permitted at the Ambridge Water Authority Reservoir

We at Ambridge Water Authority understand the concerns over the recent train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.  The derailment was approximately 20 linear miles away from Ambridge Water Authority’s water source at the Service Creek Reservoir in Independence and Raccoon Townships. The drainageway and aquifers feeding Service Creek and the Reservoir are in no way connected to or impacted by the train derailment.

The DEP and EPA are monitoring the water moving forward and they will provide information from their results.  That said the Ambridge Water Authority has proactively elected to perform supplemental testing of its source water at the Service Creek Reservoir to determine if any elevated levels of VOCs have occurred due to any airborne contaminants resulting from the recent train derailment incident.  Sample results were received from our source water and showed no trace of VOCs present including Vinyl chloride.

Our water treatment plant is very effective at removal of contaminants, including Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from source water for distribution to the public, and routinely monitors and tests the finished water for these and other contaminants to ensure a safe water supply to its customers. 

AWA’s 2022 Water Quality Report: Click here

The Ambridge Water Authority wishes to welcome you to our website! The information provided here is intended to help serve you better – an extensive amount of information in one easily-accessible location available at any time you find convenient.

Please feel free to look for answers to any questions you may have within the site. Then if you find you need additional information, please do call us at 724.266.4847. We are very willing to take the time to explain or send you other documents that may be of assistance.

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm


Matthew the Water Drop’s Journey:
A video tour of the Ambridge Water Authority brought to you by the Baden Academy Sustainable Water Team. We would like to say thank you to this very impressive group of 4th graders for producing such an informative and entertaining video.

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