Over the past 15 years, Erie Water Works has invested more than $300 million in rehabilitating, upgrading and improving our region’s water system. With these investments resulting in an excess system capacity of over 36 million gallons of water and sewage treatment per day, Erie has positioned itself as a cost effective leader in producing the world’s freshwater supply.

Expanding your business to Erie is a smart move. Not only does Erie’s abundance of freshwater supply provide your company with a sustainable competitive advantage, but its strategic location in Northwest Pennsylvania enables fast and easy travel to other major U.S. cities.

  • Commercial service airport serving 300,000+ annual passengers
  • The Port of Erie is the only Pennsylvania port on the Great Lakes
  • Erie is serviced by multiple freight lines
  • Erie is within 100 miles of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo and is in close proximity to major interstates: 90, 79, 86 and 80

Erie is the global headquarters for GE-Transportation, Erie Insurance and Zurn Engineered Water Solutions. Erie’s MSA has the 6th and 12th highest concentrations of employment in the manufacturing and healthcare sectors, out of all MSA’s in the United States.

We invite you to come and see why industry leaders such as these have chosen Erie as their place for business.

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