• Capital Region Water Making Important Customer Service Changes in January

    CRW Customer Service Staff and Cashiers Moving to the Water Services Center; Will Accept Credit Card Payments Over the Phone with No Fees HARRISBURG (December 29, 2014): Capital Region Water staff are moving from the City Government Center. Beginning Jan. 5, customers that need to pay their water bill in person must go to theRead more →

  • MUSIC, STORYTELLING AND FIREWORKS TO RING IN NEW YEAR AT CITY HALL

    HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg will ring in the New Year with fireworks and a festive celebration at the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St., beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday and ending at midnight with the dropping of the giant strawberry outside the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel. “This New Year’s Eve will be aRead more →

  • City Will Recycle Discarded Christmas Trees

    Harrisburg City residents should put discarded Christmas trees on the curb in front of their homes throughout the month of January when the city’s Department of Public Works will collect them during scheduled street cleaning days. Christmas trees placed on curbs after Jan. 31 will be picked up during the scheduled trash collections for eachRead more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER ADOPTS NEW WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR 2015

    HARRISBURG (November 25, 2014) – Earlier today, Capital Region Water’s Board of Directors voted to adopt a new budget and rates for 2015. The combined $43 million budget necessitates an 8.6% increase in water rates and no change to sewer rates for City customers. The average monthly increase for residential customers will be $3.29 perRead more →

  • HISTORIC REGULATORY AGREEMENT TO PROTECT LOCAL WATERWAYS

    WHAT:            A press conference will be held to announce a long-negotiated proposed agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and PA Department of Environmental Protection addressing Harrisburg wet weather compliance issues. The press conference will include a summary of the agreement and its impact on residents.   WHEN:           10AM,Read more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Extends Heartfelt Thanks to Veterans Everywhere for their Service and Sacrifice

    Mayor Papenfuse Extends Heartfelt Thanks to Veterans Everywhere for their Service and Sacrifice

    Nov. 10, 2014 HARRISBURG – In honor of Veterans Day, Mayor Eric Papenfuse extends his sincerest appreciation to the nation’s veterans who have serve the people of the United States of America with bravery and distinction for more than two centuries. “Our city and our nation owe a great debt to the many noble menRead more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER AWARDED GRANT TO DEVELOP GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN FOR HARRISBURG

    HARRISBURG (October 23, 2014) – Last night, Capital Region Water announced that it was awarded a $125,000 grant to develop a Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan for Harrisburg from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). Green infrastructure is a broad term for trees, gardens, and other technologies that are designed to help reduce runoffRead more →