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.




In light of recent events, MAWSA offices will be closed to walk-in traffic. 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. 

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. 

MAWSA's April 9 Public Board Meeting will be held at 7PM via Zoom (a online and telephone conferencing tool). Attendance may be via computer, tablet, or phone (with or without internet). Please call or email for the attendance link or call-in number.

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MAWSA Staff is reviewing records pertaining to unclosed projects. We have recognized that not all inspections were completed or received a follow up. We may contact you via bill message to request an appointment to update our records. Messages from MAWSA will appear on one of the two red circled areas on your billing statement.

Please be sure to read your monthly statements.  

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