301 Arch Street (1st Floor), PO Box 395, Mars, PA 16046

Water Alerts

  • Collection of Water Line Material Information - In the newest Mars Borough water bill, residents will receive a flyer detailing the process to help the Borough catalog water service line materials. This is an audit the Department of Environmental Protection is requiring all municipalities with water service to complete. Instructions to test your service line were included with the most recent water […]
  • Water Main Break (07/17/2023) - Mars Borough Public Works has repaired a water main break in downtown Mars, near the Library. Anyone who is experiencing cloudy or discolored water should allow the water to run until it is clear. (This often will happen faster if you turn on multiple faucets, particularly on the second floor of your residence.) Post Views: […]
  • Water Update - On Sunday, April 16, 2023, the Borough of Mars water plant experienced an over feeding of potassium permanganate which may have caused water in portions of the distribution system to appear pink. The potassium permanganate aids in the removal of iron and manganese from the raw water. This pink water poses no immediate health concerns […]
  • Air in the Lines - Monday, August 8, 2022 –┬áMars Borough Water customers may have noticed that their water was cloudy over the weekend. Due to an unfortunate lighting strike at the water plant, air was pumped into the lines. This situation has been and is being closely monitored. The air in the lines is mostly an inconvenience and the […]
  • 05/18/2022 WATER NOTIFICATION - On Wednesday, 05/18/2022, Mars Borough received numerous calls about discolored water. Fortunately, Public Works located the problem and has made repairs. If you are still experiencing discolored water, please allow the water to run until it is clear. (You may wish to do this at multiple locations within your residents/property to help the process go […]
  • Water Billing - The Fourth Quarter water bills have not gone out yet due to personnel changes and new software. We appreciate your patience and expect to have bills mailed out by 10/22/2021. The due dates for this quarter bills will be extended to account for the late mailing. If you have any questions, please call the Mars […]
  • September 30, 2020 Crowe Avenue Shutdown - On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 6:00 PM, Mars Borough Public Works / Water Department will be shutting down a portion of Crowe Avenue between School Street and Clark Street in Mars Borough to perform work on a water line. The closure is expected to last several hours and the road should be reopened by […]
  • Water System Update - Notice to Mars Borough Residents: Repairs and pipe/component replacements are occurring at the Mars Borough Water Plant beginning Thursday, December 12, 2019. It is believed this work will take several days. In the meanwhile, the Borough and Adams Township Water authorized “turning on” the interconnect between the two systems to keep uninterrupted service to Mars […]
  • Water Service to Proposed Howells Pine Avenue Development - On June 3, 2019 Mars Borough Council voted to provide water to the proposed housing development at the end of Pine Avenue in Adams Township, provided certain terms and conditions, to be determined at a later date, are met. This decision came after months of investigation and consideration, as well as water flow tests and […]
  • Water System Improvements - Attention, Residents of Mars Borough: We have received several notifications of rusty/cloudy water over the last several months. In order to prevent this from continuing, significant upgrades are currently being made to the water system. The work is scheduled to be finished today, June 6, 2019. If you have any rusty or cloudy water in […]