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W A T E R S E R V I C E I N T E R R U P T I O N N O T I C E

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR WATER CUSTOMERS There will be an interruption of water service on Friday, January 8th in the area of 9th Street, 10th Street, and Clayton Street. The interruption will be for repairing a water main leak at the intersection of 9th and Clayton Street.  The outage is expected to last from 8:00am until 3:00pm, but could last longer due to unforeseen complications.  The interruption may cause some discoloration of the water and allow air to enter the system.  Should you experience these conditions, please run your water until it is clear and the air has escaped from […]





Special Notice due to Coronavirus (COVID -19) HELP YOUR NEIGHBOR AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Your neighbors need your help. Although everyone has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, some are now in crisis. City of New Castle residents who have lost their job or source of income are struggling to pay their bills and don’t know how they will meet their expenses over the next few weeks. As good friends and neighbors, we can help support our community to get through these difficult and uncertain times. In 2009, the Municipal Services Commission’s (MSC) created a New Castle Cares Fund at the Salvation Army in order to provide financial assistance to individuals who may have […]





ROAD CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND

As part of Municipal Services Commission (MSC) Water Main Project portions of Delaware Street will be closed this weekend. The intersection of 6th and Delaware Street will be closed beginning Friday 6-21-19 evening approximately 6:00pm and is expected to be opened by Monday 6-24-19 morning approximately 5:00am Detours will be in effect throughout the weekend.  Please pay attention to detour signs.    There may be an increase in traffic due to the detours, the MSC appreciates your patience while improvements are made to the City’s water system.  Please feel free to contact the customer service department with any questions at (302) […]





MSC’s Water Main Cleaning and Lining Project

We understand there has been some confusion regarding the Sewer Main relining project being performed by New Castle County with their contractor AM-Liner East, Inc. and the Municipal Services Commission (MSC) of the City of New Castle’s Water Main Cleaning and Lining Project performed by MSC’s contractor J. Fletcher Creamer (JFC).  If you receive notifications regarding the projects please note the government agency and contractor to help avoid confusion. The MSC project began Monday, June 10, 2019 and will include Delaware Street from 4th to 6th Street and East 4th Street from Delaware to Harmony Street.  MSC’s contractor JFC is […]





MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMISSION CONTINUES WORKING WITH FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES REGARDING PFAS CONTAMINANTS

  NEWS RELEASE: In August 2014, the Municipal Services Commission (MSC) of the City of New Castle voluntarily placed their wells out of service due to the detection of the unregulated compounds Perflurorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in the City water supply. PFOS and PFOA are part of a group of chemicals known as per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The MSC purchased water from Artesian Water Company until a temporary water treatment system could be put in place to remove the contaminates from the City’s water. After installing a 700 GPM Granular Activated Carbon System in November 2014, the […]