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Major Water Storage Tank Projects

Tanks provide increased available water to the system for fire flow and during peak demand periods, while stabilizing water pressure to our customers.  As the water system has continued to grow the Authority has planned investment into building new tanks to ensure that optimal water service is provided under all situations. 

This year the tank in Hatfield Township has been renovated including application of new exterior paint. The tank in Hilltown Township is also being painted as well as having the site grounds and fencing upgraded. 

Main Replacement and Improvement Projects

In 2017, the Authority is continuing its aggressive Main Replacement Program.  We work closely with local municipalities to coordinate and schedule additional main replacement projects as opportunities become available.

  2017 Areas of Active Projects

Township or Borough

Street

Work

Status

Hatfield Borough Towamencin Avenue Replacement of 8” cast iron main with 8” ductile main Completed June 2017
Franconia Township Route 113 Replacement of 12” cast iron with 12” ductile main Completed June 2017
Souderton Borough West Street Replacement of 4” cast iron with 8” ductile main Completed July 2017
Skippack
Township
Skippack Pike Installation of 12” ductile main Completed October 2017
Hatfield Township Forty Foot Road Installation of 12" ductile main Completed October 2017
Hatfield Township Derstine Road Installation of 12" ductile main Underway, completion anticipated November 2017
Franconia Township Telford Pike Replacement of 6” cast iron main with 8” ductile main Underway, completion anticipated November 2017
Sellersville Borough E. Park Avenue Replacement of 4" and 6" cast iron with 8" ductile main

Underway, completion anticipated December 2017


Developer Projects

Throughout our service area there are projects involving the extension of our water system into a new development.  Typically, this work is done by the Developer’s own contractors; however, NPWA provides oversight to ensure that the work is completed according to required standards and specifications.  We always analyze each extension of our system to determine if there is the potential for any adverse impact on our existing customers.   NPWA works with developers to ensure that all extensions are done in a way to minimize any impact to our valued customers.

Currently underway is: Carillon Hill, Sellersville Borough; Meadow Glen, Skippack Township; Barclay Road, New Britain Township; Wyndham Court, Lower Salford Township; Penn Square, Lansdale Borough; and Berkeley Court Phase 2A, Souderton Borough. 

Road Improvement Projects

The NPWA service area has been impacted by several PennDOT road improvement and bridge replacement projects. The Authority has been closely involved in coordinating construction efforts. Road improvement projects require NPWA’s involvement to ensure the water facilities are maintained and protected as the roadway is excavated and reconstructed.  In some cases, PennDOT projects require relocation of facilities that are in conflict with the construction improvements.  In other cases, NPWA considers potential extension or replacement of main prior to completion of final roadway paving. This prevents reopening a newly paved roadway as well as serves as a cost savings for water main improvement projects.

Upcoming projects include: Wertz Creek Bridge, Sellersville Borough; Main Street Bridge, Sellersville Borough

 

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Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 215.855.3617
Fax: 215.855.2756
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