Author Archives: Capital Region Water

Customer Assistance Program

Available Programs Capital Region Water recognizes the financial hardship facing many of our customers. To assist those with limited incomes or struggling to pay monthly bills, Capital Region Water is developing a phased customer assistance program. The following programs are available to assist customers facing hardship: Credit Assistance Program: Provides a $200 credit to residential customers… Read More »

Joint Pollutant Reduction Plan

Capital Region Water, Lower Paxton Township, and Susquehanna Township have committed to working together on a Joint Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP) which includes the Paxton Creek Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Plan, the Chesapeake Bay PRP, the Wildwood Lake PRP, and the UNT Spring Creek PRP to reduce sediment from stormwater discharges and stream… Read More »

Rules and Regulations

The Rules and Regulations for the Drinking Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater System are adopted by Capital Region Water’s Board to ensure the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the facilities and infrastructure necessary to serve Ratepayers. Capital Region Water commits to review and amend these Rules and Regulations as necessary. Revised Wastewater and Stormwater Rules… Read More »

How to Check for Leaks

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),  an estimated 10 percent of all homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day. Capital Region Water offers the following tips from the EPA to help you identify and fix leaks around your home: Review your water usage during a colder month, such as… Read More »

Capital Improvement Projects

Capital Region Water continues to invest in its aging infrastructure, improve local water quality, and provide reliable service for current and future generations. Capital improvement projects are projects that improve infrastructure or assets like pipes, treatment equipment, or green infrastructure. They are typically large construction projects that benefit customers for many years. Descriptions of 2020 capital improvement… Read More »

2018 – 2019 Timber Harvest

Background: Capital Region Water is committed to protecting water quality through sustainable forest management. In 2016, Capital Region Water adopted a revised Forest Management Plan for the DeHart Property and recorded a conservation easement permanently limiting land use and formally acknowledging a commitment to responsible forest stewardship. Today, the approximately 8,000 acres that encompass the… Read More »

Market Street Sewer Project – Phase 1

  January 17 Update: Market Street between 13th Street and Cameron Street is open again. Thank you for everyone’s patience while we invested over $1 million to repair two 100-year+ sewers and install additional storm drains to improve drainage. There is temporary asphalt in place now. Final street restoration will take place when temperatures rise and… Read More »

Cameron Street Water Main Lining Project

Background: The Cameron Street water main is a 12-inch diameter drinking water main built in 1884. Capital Region Water is renewing this pipe to reduce water main breaks and provide safe, reliable drinking water service for years to come. This project will rehabilitate 2,340 feet of 12-inch diameter water, 50 feet of 8-inch diameter pipe,… Read More »

Asylum Run Interceptor Rehabilitation Project

The Asylum Run Interceptor was constructed in 1923 and carries an average of 2 million gallons of wastewater every day from Susquehanna Township and Penbrook Borough. Project Purpose: This project will rehabilitate 3,195 feet of the Asylum Run Interceptor from the Department of General Services Annex Complex across Cameron Street to the Paxton Creek Sewer… Read More »

Front Street Interceptor Rehabilitation Project – Phase 1

March 12, 2019 Update: The Front Street Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation Project was partially completed due to a utility conflict. We will be restoring the park in March and rebidding the project later this year. Thank you for your continued patience with this critical project. Background: The Front Street Interceptor was built in 1913 and carries an average… Read More »