Maine Water recently donated $14,000 to 19 food pantries across the state, in each of its service territories.
Maine Water announced that Scott Stoughton and Cyndi Prince have been selected as the winner of an iPad in their Ebilling contest. The company will also be making adding an additional $1000 to regular food pantries donations as a result of the Ebilling contest.
Employees at Maine Water have donated 50 brand new winter coats to the Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids program, through the coordination and efforts of Maine Water employee Kim Nightingale.
With frigid conditions on their way this week coupled with strong winds, homeowners are encouraged to take a few simple steps to prevent damage to household water pipes caused by freezing. While customers commonly know that outdoor water pipes are subject to freezing and bursting during subzero temperatures, many are surprised to learn that pipes and water meters inside the home are often vulnerable to damage from freezing as well.
As it wraps up its 2016 capital projects, Maine Water has announced another robust capital plan for 2017. Next year the company will invest $8.7 million in various Maine communities, to continue replacing aging infrastructure. Almost $5 million is designated for aging water mains and other components in distribution systems that Maine Water maintains.
(Saco, Maine) Maine Water and CoBank have donated a total of $11,000 to four school systems in Maine to be used toward the installation of water bottle fill stations in the schools.