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  • Updated: 1 month 1 week ago
    The Altoona Water Authority will be conducting a Water Main replacement on the portion of 58th St between Valley Avenue and Veterans Memorial Highway. This portion of 58th St will be CLOSED during construction. The work will begin on Monday, November 4, 2019 and will last approximately 2 weeks...
  • Updated: 2 months 1 week ago
    The Altoona Water Authority has contracted Inland Pipe Resources (IPR) to rehab several of our sewer lines. This is a continuing effort in upgrading our sewer system. The Authority acknowledges the disruptions in traffic during this time and we apologize for any inconveniences. Work will begin on...
  • Updated: 9 months 2 days ago
    Contract work has begun on a two-year long Sewer Main Rehabilitation Project. Starting the week of August 19 continuing through the end of September, the cleaning and lining of a sewer main on Broad Avenue from 19th Street to 24th Street will be taking place. Expect disruptions in traffic flow at...
  • Updated: 4 months 4 weeks ago
    As the Director of Wastewater Treatment Operations of the Altoona Water Authority, I would like to provide some information regarding the fish kill near the outfall of the Altoona Water Authority Easterly Wastewater Treatment Facility. When the fish kill was reported to the Altoona Water Authority...
  • Updated: 9 months 1 week ago
    Altoona Water Authority offers for sale, it’s used/surplus equipment and vehicles via the public auction website Municibid. (Municibid.com). Equipment is offered for sale at various times throughout the year as needed. Interested parties can check the Municibid website to see if/when the AWA has...
  • Updated: 1 year 2 months ago
    To make sure that we can reach you in the event of a water-related emergency, visit our Public Notices page.
  • Updated: 2 years 3 months ago
    You can watch the video detailing the history behind and creation of the Horseshoe Curve reservoir system.
  • Updated: 2 years 3 months ago
    Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the news about Flint, MI, specifically the significant amounts of lead in the city’s drinking water which left a town of 100,000 without access to clean water. An online report on Vox.com had the headline “18 cities in Pennsylvania reported higher levels of...