Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority (MAWSA) is a small water and wastewater Authority supplying approximately 3,000 water and 2,300 wastewater customers in the Manheim area. The area of service is the Borough of Manheim and portions of Penn and Rapho Townships, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. MAWSA receives and treats an average of 83,000 gallons of hauled waste and septage from various haulers and sites.
MAWSA's current customer water demand is roughly 450,000 gallons of water per day (GPD) with a permitted capacity of 1,050,000 GPD and SRBC draw capacity of 936,000 GPD.
The wastewater plant permit capacity is 2,300,000 GPD hydraulic and organic capacity, with average flows of 800,000 GPD from residential, commercial, and industrial customers.
A MESSAGE FROM THE MANHEIM BOROUGH OFFICE
IMPORTANT! Due to saturated soil conditions from the excessive rainfall we have received over the past 2 months, if the remnants of Hurricane Florence reach our area the possibilities of flooding will be extremely high. If you are in a location that has experienced flooding already this year, or in the past during Tropical Storm Lee, please begin now to take necessary precautions. Hopefully Florence will turn back out to sea before affecting us, but we urge everyone to be prepared just in case.
The Borough is asking that if you incurred flood damage during the 8/31/18 flooding event, to submit a form found HERE, and submit it their office at 15 East High Street, Manheim. The Borough will then pass your application to County Emergency Management. They are also reporting that if you need help with the form, to call 211. Your information can recorded there, and sent to volunteer groups that provide assistance, free of charge.
MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE: MAWSA WILL BE CANCELLING THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 AT 7PM THE NEXT BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 11 2018 AT 7PM IN THE BOROUGH COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 15 E HIGH ST MANHEIM PA 17545
- APPOINTMENTS: Your safety is of our utmost concern!
- If you receive a call from our staff, CONFIRM what it is for.
- Our employees carry proper identification, wear uniforms, and correspondingly labeled vehicles.
- Do not fall for scams. We will ALWAYS try to call you, or send a written request, prior to coming to your home.
- Check our employee page for names so that you can identify the badge being presented to you.
- EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: DEP is requiring that all water systems increase Free Chlorine levels from 0.02mg/L to 0.20mg/L. MAWSA will be making adjustments to meet these requirements effective immediately.
- 2017 Consumer Confidence Report is here. Be sure to let us know if you have questions on this annual water quality report.
- AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY
- Please use the main line for after hours emergencies.
- The prompts will guide you to the answering service.
- If you have had a prolonged issued lasting several weeks, please do not wait until after hours to contact our offices. This is reserved for emergencies.
- For emergencies during office hours, please use our office number as well.
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