The Erie Water Works sent out a release that they have received notice of imposters posing as water authority employees to gain access to homes. The Erie Water Works warns residents to protect themselves and their families from being victimized by those posing as utility workers.
- Do not open your door to someone you don’t recognize or didn’t anticipate stopping by.
- Ask to see a photo identification badge, all Erie Water Works employees are required to carry a photo ID badge.
- Erie Water Works employees are in uniform and almost always use Erie Water Works marked vehicles.
- Call the police if you think the person is an imposter.
If you are unsure whether to let someone in your home, call the Erie Water Works Customer Service at (814) 870-8000 to verify the employees’ name and the work being done.