Justin Martin

3-inch Connections Will No Longer Be Permitted

Pipe suppliers have recently informed PWD that manufacturers are stopping production of 3″ ductile iron pipe. The decision comes as manufacturers adjust to changes in the economy and supply chain. Builders and developers often use 3″ ductile for large water service lines and fire service connections. The end of the production of this 3″ pipe […]

Water Bills Now Being Sent in White Envelopes

Due to a nationwide paper shortage, the Philadelphia Water Department will now be sending bills to water customers in white envelopes, instead of the familiar blue envelopes. The bills themselves will not change. The new white envelopes will be used until further notice. Tired of receiving paper bills? Consider switching to our online billing platform, […]

4th and Hewson Large Water Main Break UPDATED

UPDATED 12:34 pm4th Street is currently closed between Norris and Berks until further notice. Seven occupied homes have been identified as having water in the basements. Cleaning companies are currently on-site pumping out these basements. Several unoccupied homes have water in the basements, and we are working with the developers to access these properties. UPDATED […]

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