The Altoona Water Authority (AWA) is a non-profit municipal authority providing public water supply and sanitary sewer service to almost 70,000 residents in Blair County. The AWA supplies public water service to approximately 23,000 customers. Additionally, the AWA provides "bulk" water to several smaller water utilities which distribute and re-sell to their direct customers. The AWA wastewater collection system serves almost 19,000 customers.

Our annual spring flushing program will begin on Sunday March 19th.  Please visit our Current Events page for more information.

BLAIR COUNTY ON DROUGHT WATCH LIST as of August 2, 2016. Click here to read the full press release from the PA Department of Environmental Protection.

Click here to read the truth behind the rumors of lead in your drinking water.

The AWA's 2015 Consumer Confidence Report is now available. Click here to view this report.

Click here to read about the AWA's 2016 Lead and Copper testing.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a specific question, try checking our F.A.Q. page to see if we have an answer for you. You can also contact us by email or phone with the details on the Contact page.

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Altoona Water Authority

900 Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: (814) 949-2540
Fax: (814) 949-2254