• CAPITAL REGION WATER BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTE TO REJECT SALE OF CLARKS VALLEY LAND HARRISBURG

    (February 26, 2015): Last night, Capital Region Water’s Board of Directors voted 3-1 to reject the proposed Agreement of Sale for 384 acres of property in Clarks Valley at their February meeting. This decision comes after almost 24 months of discussions, a two month public comment period, and two public hearings. “We truly appreciate theRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE ANNOUNCES “PROTECT HARRISBURG” LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

    Feb. 18, 2015 Harrisburg – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center to announce creation of the “Protect Harrisburg” Legal Defense Fund. The “Protect Harrisburg” Legal Defense Fund is being established to help the city cope with expenses in connection with lawsuitsRead more →

  • EPA Partial Consent Decree

    Capital Region Water issues the following statement in response to EPA’s announced lodging of a partial settlement: “The announcement today by EPA follows months of productive negotiations between Capital Region Water, EPA, DOJ, and PA DEP to make improvements that will benefit the health of our local waterways and our community in a fiscally responsibleRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD COMMUNITY ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM INVITATION

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to participate in the development of Harrisburg’s FY-2015- FY2017 consolidated plan for funding housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,996,366 (estimated), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $481,295 (estimated), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $160,887 (estimated). The goal of these programs isRead more →

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED TO CUSTOMERS ON BALM STREET IN HARRISBURG

    HARRISBURG (January 29, 2015) – Capital Region Water issued a Boil Water Advisory today to 40 properties at 1250 Walnut Street, 100 block of Balm Street, and 100 block of Linden Street. The Boil Water Advisory was issued due to loss of positive water pressure to make a repair to a 6 inch water mainRead more →

  • CITY ISSUES REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS TO MANAGE 2015-16 SUMMER FESTIVALS

    Jan. 16, 2015 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg has set a deadline of Jan. 30, 2015 to receive “Request for Proposals” to help manage the Independence Day Weekend and Kipona festivals for 2015-16. According to the RFP, “The City of Harrisburg is awarding this contract to a vendor whose team will professionally produce theRead more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER REMINDS CUSTOMERS TO PREPARE THEIR PIPES FOR FREEZING TEMPERATURES

    HARRISBURG (January 6, 2015): With below-freezing temperatures expected this week, Capital Region Water alerts customers to protect their pipes from freezing and to report any water leaks seen outside by calling 888-510-0606. “We want to remind customers that freezing temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and possibly break, causing property damage,” said Capital Region WaterRead more →