RAWA statement concerning Coronavirus from the Executive Director

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The Reading Area Water Authority will update vital information as it becomes available.

For additional questions, you may contact Berks County Department of Emergency Services


Additionally, the following website contains important information that you may also refer to : 




Lift of boil water notice

The boil water notice for the Northeast area of the city from Saturday July 27, 2019 has been lifted as of 8 am this morning.  

Please make sure all your current contact information is updated with our office so that you can be notified of any emergency.  You can email your contact information to Info@readingareawater.com or call our office at 610-406-6300.

Wednesday July 17, 2019

RAWA is currently working on repairing 2 water main breaks.  One is located in the 1400 block of Crowder Ave and the 2nd one is located in the 1500 block of Schuylkill Ave.  Please drive carefully in these areas.  Boil Water notices will be issued for the properties that are affected.

Water Main Break and Repair 7/16/2019

UPDATE: July 18, 2019 8:00 am  – **The Boil water advisory has been lifted. **

Lifting of boil water notice 18th Ward July 18, 2019

Lifting of boil water notice Cumru July 18, 2019

RAWA is currently working on a main break that is affecting the 18th Ward, Kenhorst and Millmont area’s.  A boil water notice is in effect for these areas.  A Swift Reach call was made this morning notifying residents of this issue.  If you did not receive a call and live in this area, please provide contact information to our email address : info@readingareawater.com Remember to provide your address when providing the information.

July 16 2019 Boil Water Notice

Change of date for Monthly Board Meeting

The Normal monthly Board meeting that was to be held on May 21, 2019 at 4 pm has been moved to Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 4 pm in the RAWA Administration Building.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office at 610-406-6300.


In addition to this change, there will be a special Board meeting held on Thursday May 30, 2019 at 4 pm.