Allegheny County and the Mt. Lebanon Emergency Management Agency are calling a Snow Emergency for February 6, 2010. Residents are advised to stay in their homes and off the roads. All municipal and school activities are canceled.
Update: The following water-conservation notice is no longer in effect, having been lifted at 6 AM on Sunday, February 7, 2010. The Department of Environment Protection, however, has issued a Boil Water Advisory for those customers who lost service entirely. For more information, see Mandatory Conservation Notice LIFTED in Allegheny and Washington Counties.
Because of a power outage near a treatment facility, Pennsylvania American Water urges customers in Allegheny and Washington Counties to refrain from using water for showers, dishwashing, flushing, cooking, or drinking until the issue is resolved. This mandatory conservation notice extends throughout the day and night on Saturday, February 6, 2010. Pennsylvania American Water will notify customers of service resumption through its web site under the Alert Notifications section.
For more information, see the Snow Emergency notice from Mt. Lebanon Emergency Management and the list of Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) about the emergency. Contact Pennsylvania American Water’s customer service center at 1-800-565-7292.
Updated 2010-02-06 15:16 with better photo.
Updated 2010-02-06 16:14 with PAWC’s water-conservation notice.
Updated 2010-02-07 08:57 to show that water-conservation notice has been lifted.