Potential Sale of CWA?
This July 2020 email between Aqua’s lawyer and the City Receiver shows the Receiver’s secret deal with Aqua to sell the CWA. The Receiver’s public comments have always been, "there has been no decision to sell the CWA" and "it's a matter before the courts." Is there...
CWA Solicitor Frank Catania sent a letter to Chester Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland on 8/10/21 sharing internal emails and documents that seriously question whether DCED and their Act 47 recovery coordinators have truly been working in the City’s best interests as they...
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of CWA versus DCED regarding redacted documents provided in a Right-To-Know case now reveals emails between the Commonwealth’s appointed receiver and Aqua officials in their ongoing hostile takeover efforts of CWA. The...
On April 29, Pennsylvania Supreme Court entered judgment in favor of the Chester Water Authority, entitling it to communications among the Commonwealth’s Department of Community and Economic Development, the private firm appointed as Act 47 coordinator, Econsult...
On March 23, Something in the Water appeared in The American Prospect, link below: https://prospect.org/environment/climate-of-opportunity/something-in-the-water/ The American Prospect is a Washington, D.C. based magazine which identifies itself as “an independent...
CWA will be performing system maintenance on its computer systems on the morning of Saturday, March 27th. As a result, customers will be unable to access their account information or make payments during this time. Thank you for your patience.
CWA received this letter today from two ratepayers in New Garden Township who collected petition signatures in support of CWA and legislation to support municipal water authorities (HB 144 and HB 97). The letter and petitions were sent to several elected officials in...
With temperatures expected to drop well below freezing new week, the attached provides some tips on how to prevent frozen water pipes in your home.
Rep. Lawrence and Rep. Cutler Letter to DCED Regarding Governor’s Declaration of Fiscal Emergency for the City of Chester
The Philadelphia Inquirer describes AQUA’s hostile takeover attempt of CWA as suburban ratepayers bailing out the City of Chester from financial distress.
Daily Times – September 20, 2019: Chester Water urges rate payers to contact legislators in fight against takeover
Philadelphia Inquirer August 23, 2019: Rising water costs will require turning up consumer pressure | Editorial
The Daily Times, 8/15/2019 – Troubled Waters: Chester seeks new bids for Chester Water in heated session
Delco Times – July 21, 2019 – Letter to the Editor: It’s time to protect Chester Water Authority, steward of region’s resources
Delco Times - July 21 - Letter to the Editor
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Water Privatization Research
READ ARTICLE The nation’s largest water corporation is privatizing public water systems in states where legislators and regulators put corporate profits before the public interest. Earlier this week, American Water, the country’s largest private water utility...
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