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City of Goodyear, Arizona

Communications Office


For Immediate Release: Nov. 2, 2010



Water line protection program available through private company



GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (Nov. 2, 2010) Goodyear homeowners may receive a notice in the mail from American Water Resources of Arizona offering a Water Line Protection Program. The Water Line Protection Program is a service offered by American Water Resources. The City of Goodyear is not affiliated with the program in any way. It is entirely optional for homeowners. The cost of the program is $5 a month or $60 annually, and can be obtained directly through American Water Resources. The City of Goodyear does not participate in or accept calls for this service.


American Water Resources (a subsidiary of American Water) is a private company.  Their company and this program are not affiliated with the City of Goodyear or the Public Works Department in any way.  The City of Goodyear is neutral on the solicitation and the Water Line Protection Program. 


Homeowners are responsible for maintaining and repairing the water lines that run from their homes to their water meters.  If a leak or break occurs on this portion of the water line, the homeowner is responsible for the cost of repairs.  The City of Goodyear Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance and repair of the water lines from the water meter to the street.  According to American Water Resources? website, the Water Line Protection Program covers the costs of repairs up to $5,000 per occurrence for leaks or breaks in the customer-owned portion of the water line caused by normal wear and tear.


Homeowners who purchase this protection program must deal directly with American Water Resources.  The monthly charge for this service is paid directly to American Water Resources and is never included in the resident?s monthly City of Goodyear utility bill. 


For more information about American Water Resources or the Water Line Protection Program, visit  Homeowners are urged to also check their homeowner?s insurance policy for limitations on coverage.






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