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Uninterrupted System Service Plan

This project falls in line with PA DEP upcoming system regulations & requirements.  In addition to keeping AWA on track with PA DEP expectations, this project also will be a huge asset and addition to AWA’s Emergency Response Plan.  The scope on the Uninterrupted System Service Plan includes the addition of, or upgrading of, generators […]

Shaffer road waterline extension project

The Ambridge Water Authority, along with (contractor) Underground Express is nearing completion of a long-awaited waterline extension on Shaffer Road.  When completed, the waterline will create a “loop” within our system infrastructure.  Having this in place gives AWA better control of our system in relation to things such as:  Water pressure control, identifying potential leaks […]

Interconnect #2 W/ West View Water Authority

Ambridge Water Authority, in collaboration with West View Water Authority, recently completed construction that established a second emergency interconnect between the two Authorities.  AWA’s second emergency interconnect with WVWA, is an 8 inch connection that taps into WVWA’s new 36” main line, which pumps water from WVWA’s newly completed Beaver County Water Treatment Plant.  Having […]

Sedimentation Basin Sludge Removal Project

In an effort to enhance the water treatment process, a new SPYDER sludge removal system has recently been installed in the sedimentation basins at the treatment plant.  This new system consists of a web of piping that uses static head pressure to remove the settled sludge from the floor of each basin.  The piping is […]