Penn Township Municipal Authority

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          Last update on October 2, 2015 

PTMA Meeting Agenda...
The Penn Township Municipal Authority will hold it's next monthly meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the PTMA office at 7:00 p.m. An agenda has been posted.

3rd Quarter 2015 Billing...
The 3rd quarter 2015 water and sewer bills have been mailed to our customers. To avoid late fees, please be sure to submit your payment on or before Friday, October 23, 2015.

Payment Options...
The Northumberland National Bank (NNB), behind Lowe's in Hummels Wharf, accepts PTMA water and sewer bill payments. Please remember that we do not accept water and sewer bill payments at the PTMA office. If not paying at NNB, payments must be MAILED to: PTMA, P.O. Box 155, Selinsgrove, PA 17870. All mailed payments must be made in form of a check, money order or certified check. Cash is NOT accepted. To ensure that your payment is correctly applied to your PTMA account, please be sure to enclose your bar-coded stub located at the bottom of your invoice.

Water Quality Report...
We are pleased to present to you this year's Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality of water and services that we deliver to you each day. We are happy to report that our drinking water meets all federal and state requirements set forth by the Safe Water Drinking Act. A copy of the 2014 Penn Township Municipal Authority Water Quality Report has been included with the 2nd Quarter 2015 water and sewer bills.

It has become increasingly difficult for the PTMA Water Operators to read some of our customer's water meters due to overgrown shrubs and bushes located in front of the meter touch read pads. A water meter touch read pad is a black oval plastic pad attached to the exterior of the home, which allows PTMA operators to read the water meter without entering the home. PTMA operators must be able to easily access all meter touch read pads. Please be sure that the meter touch read pad, located on the exterior of your home, is easily accessible and clear of bushes or shrubs.

Penn Township Municipal Authority (PTMA) has been notified by the regional sewer treatment facility, known as the Eastern Snyder County Regional Authority (ESCRA), that the grease and organic discharges from PTMA customers have exceeded the allowable limits. According to ESCRA, most of the overload comes from food waste and large grease discharges.

An empty coffee can kept in your refrigerator will solidify the oils for easy disposal with your household trash. All other items should also be disposed of with the normal household trash, NOT dumped into the PTMA sewer system. If the grease and organic discharge overload persists, PTMA will be charged a substantial fee from the regional authority, which ultimately will force PTMA to substantially raise your quarterly sewer rates. We ask that you make a vigilant effort to dispose of cooking greases, oils, fats and other non-flushable products in the proper manner.

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