Incorporated October 26, 1939

 

 
 

Our mission is "To provide safe and reliable water and wastewater services in an efficient, cost effective

and environmentally friendly manner resulting in a high level of satisfaction among our customers."

   

 
 

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'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. MAWSA also receives and treats an average of 83,000 gallons of hauled waste and septage from various haulers and sites.


NOTICES & IMPORTANT INFORMATION


COVID-19 UPDATE

Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to Noon and 12:30pm to 4:00pm.

At this time, MAWSA offices will remain closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. The office will be staffed normal hours to serve our customers and provide our operations team with everything they need to provide the continuum of water and wastewater on a 24/7 basis.

It is our hope that this action will help to protect the health and well-being of the public we serve and our vital staff. As of May 28, 2PM, authorization has been given for OUTSIDE inspections of new or replacement water/sewer lines only.

At this time all cash payments are being accepted at the Ephrata National Bank, Manheim Branch at 1 North Penryn Road. Drive through access is available. Check and money order payments may be dropped at the MAWSA office in either porch payment slot, or at the Ephrata National Bank Manheim Branch.

The Authority accepts the following payments over the phone; check, bank draft,  and Credit Card. Our processing company collects $4.95 per credit card payment only. All other accepted forms of payment are at no additional charge. 

Buyers and sellers approaching settlement of a real estate transaction are encouraged to generate an agreement between involved parties on responsibility of repairs (if any are found) during a future MAWSA inspection. MAWSA is keeping track of transactions and will reach out for inspection when we are able. 

#StayInformed     

State Page: on.pa.gov/coronavirus

County Page: https://covid-19-lancastercountypa.hub.arcgis.com/

General Statistics Page: https://ncov2019.live/data