Preparing for Winter
Cold temperatures can freeze the water in your pipes causing the pipes to burst and leak. Take steps in your home to prevent your pipes from freezing.
Meetings and Events Calendar
Follow Capital Region Water’s meetings, events, and volunteer events with this calendar.
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 »
Utility Imposter Awareness
Across Pennsylvania, thieves have gained access to residents’ homes by posing as utility workers.
Once inside the home, the imposters typically divert the resident’s attention by sending him/her to another floor while they or an accomplice robs the home. Capital Region Water joined the Keystone Alliance to Stop Utility Imposters formed to educate consumers on how to protect themselves via a new public awareness campaign with print, broadcast and online media advertisements.
Lead Prevention and Monitoring Program
As a drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater service provider, Capital Region Water’s core purpose is to protect public health. In light of the current crisis facing families in Flint, Michigan, Capital Region Water wants you, our customers, to know about our lead prevention and monitoring program. What were the most recent lead testing results? Following its… Read More »
The Problem: Blockages in the sewer system can lead to costly sewage backups in your home. How costly? The average cost for a sewage backup cleanup is $2,885. Prevent sewer backups for yourself and your neighbors: Can your grease. Liquid cooking grease, oils, and fats harden when poured into a sink drain. As they harden they… Read More »
Look here to find answers to the most common billing questions.
How to read your water meter and check for leaks:
Knowing how to read your meter can be helpful if you want to check for leaks in your system or if you’re concerned about a recent bill.
City Beautiful H2O
Capital Region Water’s City Beautiful H2O is a community based campaign to improve the health of our local waterways and green the City of Harrisburg. What water issues are we facing? Harrisburg is served by a combined sewer system. During dry weather and moderate rain events these combined systems carry all of our wastewater and stormwater… Read More »
In Harrisburg, like most communities, the homeowner is responsible for the water and sewer lines that run from their house to where they connect to the main.
Homeowners must maintain and make repairs to these lines when there is an issue.
Capital Region Water is responsible for the water and sewer mains that connect all service lines to our central facilities.
Water & Sewer Rates
As a municipal authority, Capital Region Water makes no profit and is bound to set rates based on the costs associated with operating, maintaining, and making necessary improvements to our water and sewer systems. Each year our staff, Board, and consultants estimate expected costs and set rates to generate enough revenue to meet those costs. You can have your say in the budget process at any of our public board meetings.