The Chester Water Authority (CWA) is an award-winning, municipal authority dating back over 150 years and serves over 200,000 people (about 49,000 customers) in Delaware and Chester Counties. The CWA is run by a nine-member board comprised of 3 members from Chester City, 3 from the surrounding Delaware County, and 3 from Chester County. The CWA has an outstanding reputation as a well-managed and well-maintained municipal authority.
19% of CWA’s customer base is in the city of Chester; 81% is located elsewhere in Delaware and Chester counties.
In addition the CWA has won many awards, including:
Game Changer Award from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
The Chester Water Authority’s (CWA) Octoraro treatment plant has been selected to receive the prestigious Area Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) Award for the 8th consecutive year
Excellence in Water Treatment Award from Partnership for Safe Water
George Warren Fuller Award from the American Water Works Association