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