Mandatory Water Conservation Notice

As a result of the low flows in the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, created by the ongoing lack of sustained precipitation in the River’s watershed west of Bedford, the Bedford Borough Water Authority has issued a Mandatory Water Conservation Notice.

The following water uses are considered nonessential and are prohibited during this emergency.

Prohibited Water Uses:

  • Watering lawns, gardens, landscaped areas, trees, shrubs and outdoor plants.
  • Watering golf courses.
  • Washing paved surfaces, such as streets, sidewalks, driveways, garages, parking areas, tennis courts and patios.
  • Operating water fountains, artificial waterfalls and reflecting pools.
  • Washing vehicles
  • Serving water in eating places unless specifically requested by the individual.
  • Filling and topping off swimming pools.

Updates on this situation will be provided to the public as conditions warrant.

Questions should be directed to the Bedford Borough Manager at telephone 623-8192. Barbara E. Diehl Borough Manager

“National Night Out”

PRESS RELEASE

“National Night Out”

Downtown Bedford, Inc., along with several businesses will be sponsoring the “National Night Out” Program which will be held between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, August 2, 2016. To ensure event participants’ safety, that portion of Juliana Street located between Penn Street and Pitt Street will be closed to all traffic between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Vehicle operators should take extra precaution when driving near the aforementioned area.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

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EMAILED TO:

BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in the

August 2, 2016 issue:

  • BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
  • LUTHERAN CHURCH
  • PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
  • DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
  • BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
  • BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
  • BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • BEDFORD BOROUGH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
  • BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:

  • CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air periodically on Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd.
  • WSKE RADIO: Please air periodically on Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd.
  • BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

DELIVERED TO:

  • BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO., 1, INC.

Special Meeting – Municipal Authority of Bedford Borough

PRESS RELEASE

NOTICE – SPECIAL MEETING

The Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford will hold a Special Meeting at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Bedford Borough Office (244 W. Penn Street) to discuss contents of final report for DEP Consent Order & Agreement ~ I & I Study.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

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FAXED TO:

Bedford Gazette: Please print in the “Meeting Notice” section of the Classified Advertisements in the Wednesday, July 27, 2016 issue.
Send invoice and Proof of Publication to:

Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford
244 W. Penn Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Request for Customers to Conserve Water

As a result of the low flows in the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, created by the ongoing lack of sustained precipitation in the River’s watershed west of Bedford, the Bedford Borough Water Authority is requesting that its customers voluntarily conserve water.