Author Archives: Capital Region Water

Short-Term River Run

Short-Term River Run is now complete. Capital Region Water switched back to treating water from the DeHart Reservoir on Tuesday, October 24. It will take 2-3 days for drinking water in the distribution system (underground pipes) to transition to water from DeHart Reservoir. We’re lucky to have the pristine DeHart Reservoir as our main source… 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 »

Water and Sewer Applications

Drinking Water Applications Water Service Application Include a check payable to “Capital Region Water” for the $25.00 Service Initiation Fee and the Service Tap Fee based on the size of your tap. Fire Service Application Include a check payable to “Capital Region Water” for the $50.00 Permit Fee and the Service Tap Fee based on… Read More »

Water Quality Reports

We at Capital Region Water are proud to share your annual Drinking Water Quality Reports summarizing water quality tests. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all water utilities to produce and distribute water quality reports on an annual basis to help you understand what’s in your water. 2017 Water Quality Report 2016 Water Quality Report… Read More »

Maintenance and Improvement Projects

After years of neglect, Capital Region Water’s proud employees work daily to inspect, clean, repair, and replace Harrisburg’s water infrastructure to protect public health and the environment.

Street Sweeping for Clean Water

Capital Region Water will be using a new contractor for street sweeping in 2017. This service will now be performed with state of the art equipment designed to remove more dirt and grit from streets in the City of Harrisburg.

Sewer Replacement Project

Final Street Restoration Capital Region Water’s contractor will performing final street restoration at the seven excavation sites beginning April 17th. This street restoration will include the removal of all temporary asphalt and installation of permanent asphalt. Streets may be closed temporarily while this work takes place. Street Restoration Location Estimated Timeline Parkway Driver between Briggs St and… Read More »

Drinking Water Treatment Plant Open House

Drinking Water Plant Open House Stop by Saturday, September 23rd from 11AM to 2PM to get a tour of Capital Region Water Drinking Water Services and learn how we produce safe drinking water 24 hours a day! This event will be held rain or shine and includes: Tours of the facility every 30 minutes Free hot dogs, hamburgers and desserts Educational… Read More »

Sewer Maintenance

Capital Region Water is responsible for over 130 miles of sewer pipes in Harrisburg and proactively maintains the system to protect public health and the environment, from raindrop to river.   As part of maintaining our sewer system, Capital Region Water’s CReWs regularyly inspect sewer pipes for issues before they cause sinkholes or sewer blockages.… Read More »