Most development projects involve new connections to a PWD water main or sewer. Several PWD Units will assist in the review and approval of proposed connections to PWD infrastructure and provide your project with the necessary signoffs for other permits.
Water & Sewer Connection Permits
A Water Connection Permit is required to install or replace water services from PWD infrastructure to the property. A Sewer Connection Permit is required to install or replace private sewer laterals.
Utility Plan Review
PWD’s Utility Plan review looks for utility conflicts, ROW conflicts, connection location and size, and other potential issues. Projects that meet any of the criteria below require Utility Plan Approval: Please note: the criteria above are not all-encompassing. There may be other circumstances where a submission to Utility Plan Review is recommended to resolve a […]
Water Transport Records
Water Transport Records (WTR) is a key administrative and technical group within PWD that provides numerous services to the development community.
Sewer Facilities Planning
The Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act (Act 537, as amended) requires us to confirm PWD’s existing sewer network has the capacity to handle the sewage flow from proposed developments.