BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – Blue Springs homeowners may receive a notice in the mail or see advertisements in local papers from American Water Resources of Missouri offering a Water Line Protection Program. The Water Line Protection Program is a service offered by American Water Resources.
The City of Blue Springs is not affiliated with the program in any way and cannot accept calls for this service. American Water Resources is a private company and this insurance is entirely optional for homeowners. The City of Blue Springs is neutral on the solicitation and the Water Line Protection Program.
Homeowners who purchase this protection program must deal directly with American Water Resources. The monthly charge for this service is paid directly to American Water Resources and is not included in the resident’s monthly City of Blue Springs utility bill.
Homeowners are responsible for maintaining and repairing the water lines that run from their homes to their water meters as referenced in the Municipal Code §700.070(E). If a leak or break occurs on this portion of the water line, the homeowner is responsible for the cost of repairs and water usage rates associated with the line break. The City of Blue Springs is responsible for maintenance and repair of the water lines from the water meter to the water main.
For more information on American Water Resources, call 1-866-430-0819 or visit www.liabilityprotectionprogram.com/MO. Homeowners are urged to check their homeowner’s insurance policy for limitations on coverage.