Backbone, Elizabeth, Grimes, Hill Waterline Replacement



Sewickley Water Authority has awarded a contract to CTM Construction of Monaca, PA to replace watermains and service lines owned by the authority in your neighborhood. 


Work is set to begin on the following streets on May 26, 2020 and will continue for at least 2 months. The following streets will be impacted; Little Way, Sprott Way, Grimes Street- Centennial Ave. to Elizabeth St, Elizabeth St., Backbone Road - Blackburn Rd to Elizabeth St., Blackburn Rd. -Backbone Rd. to Hill St. and Hill Street- Blackburn Rd. to Locust Place.


There will be daily road closures and parking restrictions in the area of construction. On-street parking will be prohibited from 7 A.M. till 6 P.M. weekdays. You will be notified in advance of restrictions and when construction will occur in your area.


The water authority has retained KLH Engineers to provide resident observation and inspection for this project and they will be on site during construction to monitor safety and progress. They will report any issues or concerns to the authority.  


There is the possibility that your property is served by a lead service line. If a lead service line is discovered on the customer side from the curb valve to the building it is recommended that it be replaced. More information on water quality can be found in our consumer confidence report (CCR) found on our website at; and from the PA DEP at: Results of all water quality testing can be found on the PA DEP Drinking Water Reporting System (DWRS) at: The Public Water System ID for Sewickley Water Authority is: 5020050.


More direct contact and information will follow as the project gets underway. You will be notified of the construction schedule, parking restrictions and service interruptions when they affect your property.


Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding while we upgrade critical water infrastructure.  

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Status Update (chronological): 

Water service may be interrupted on Sprott Way Tuesday, June 2nd for water main work in your area. Water will be shut off at 8:00 AM and will be restored as soon as possible. Please plan accordingly for this service interruption. It is anticipated that the interruption should not exceed 6 hours.