To guarantee a continuous, uninterrupted, reasonably priced supply of quality water to its customers which assures public health while promoting regional stability and future development.? The Erie Water Works assumed operations of the Erie Water Systems, January 1, 1992. The Water Works Board Authority is an independent organization whose goal is to operate, maintain and rehabilitate the water system for the Erie, Pennsylvania region, while providing service at an affordable cost. Working together to make a difference, Water Works employees stand by the community they work for and their Mission Statement. Please enjoy the seven minute video below which briefly outlines the history of Erie?s water system and describes the Erie Water Works commitment to providing this precious and abundant resource to our community.