Reading Reservoir Water Protection2013 AWWA Source Water Protection Award

Our Mission...

Is to provide water to our customers that is of the highest quality while being at an affordable price with the highest level of service, ensuring around the clock service and a concern to any problem from our entire organization. Delivering dependable, quality, affordable water is the goal to our customers.

Source Water Protection

Protecting the integrity of source waters in order to minimize the cost of treatment, as well as to reduce the risks to public health and our ecosystems.

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2013 National Exemplary Source Water Protection Award

Reading Area Water Authority has been selected to receive the 2013 National "Exemplary Source Water Protection Award" from the American Water Works Association.

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Your Reading Area Water Authority Bill

Get the information on ways to pay your bill, how to read your bill, and where you are able to pay your bill.

– Five ways to pay your bill: English | Spanish

– How to read your bill: English | Spanish

– Where to pay your bill: English | Spanish

Questions about your bill? Contact RAWA


July 9, 2014

Route 61 Water Main Break at Reading Crest Boulevard

An updated estimate regarding the opening of the currently closed section of Route 61 at Reading Crest Boulevard is that repairs and restoration of roadway will be completed by Monday, July 14.  Please obey all PENNDOT approved detour signs and routes in the area.  Expect traffic delays in the immediate area as well as the detour routes.

The Water Authority will continue to evaluate repair progress and provide future updates when available.

Hardship Fund and Community Projects

July 9, 2014

Reading Area Water Authority is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by giving back to the community members that it serves by providing “Good Water. Good Jobs. Good Neighbors.”

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June 7, 2014

Town Hall Meeting - May 7, 2014

Download the presentation from the May 7, 2014 RAWA townhall.


May 6, 2014

Correction of Lake Ontelaunee Safe Yield Figures

RAWA has issued a press release correcting the “Safe Yield” figures of Lake Ontelaunee as published in the Reading Eagle and discussed by certain City Council members.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

April 17, 2014

RAWA Employee Identification

Any party associated with or performing work for the Reading Area Water Authority (RAWA) are required to have proper identification with them at all times.

This includes but is not limited to an official Reading Area Water Authority (RAWA) shirt which will have their title listed on the back, a photo identification that will include their title, their name, department they work for, the name of RAWA and address.

If you as the customer feel uncomfortable about a situation where it involves a RAWA representative entering your property, please call 610-406-6300 ASAP for verification.

Never allow anyone into your home without proper identification.

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