Penn Township Municipal Authority

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          Last update on May 19, 2020 


PTMA SEWER CUSTOMER WARNING...
In these uncertin times as the government announces mandates and closures and certain items like toilet paper are hard to find, the Penn Township Municipal Authority has issued a warning to our sewer customers to not create “fatberg blockages.” Fatbergs are the product of fat and non-biodegradable matter such as wipes and paper towels, which do not break down. By using these non-biodegradable products for toilet paper and flushing them into the sewer system it causes "fatbergs," which can block sewer lines. This may require response from municipal personnel, pumping contractors, and traffic control; and, it can ultimately create a condition of pollution and remediation cleanup. Many wipes are labeled flushable; however, they are not biodegradable. Please be advised only the 3Ps should be flushed down the toilet – Poo, Pee and (toilet) Paper.

We remind our customers that the disposal of household cleaning wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc.), baby wipes, flushable cleansing wipes, cat litter (flushable and non-flushable), cooking greases, oils, or fats into the PTMA sewer system is prohibited. Do NOT dispose of these items via your drains, toilets or garbage disposals even if the packaging states the product is flushable!

PTMA Virtual Meeting...
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN...Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Penn Township Municipal Authority will hold a virtual board meeting in place of their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020. This meeting will be held via Google Meet and will begin at 7:00 PM. The Agenda for this meeting can be found here. Individuals interested in participating in the virtual meeting should contact the Authority Office by 3:00 PM on Thursday, June 4, 2020 to receive the call-in information. The Authority Office can be reached by phone at (570) 374-8256 or by email at ptma17870@gmail.com. Only registered participants will be permitted access to the meeting.

Additionally, interested individuals may also provide comments and/or questions prior to the meeting by emailing their comments and/or questions to the email address listed above. Comments and/or questions must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Comments and/or questions received will be read aloud and responded to during the virtual meeting.


Consumer Confidence Report...
We are pleased to present to you this year's
Annual Consumer Confidence 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.

Attention PTMA Water Customers...
It has become very 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 water meter touch pads. A water meter touch pad is a black oval plastic pad attached to the exterior of the building, which allows PTMA operators to read the water meter without entering the home or business. PTMA operators must be able to easily access all water meter touch pads. Please be sure that the water meter touch pad, located on the exterior of your home or business, is easily accessible and clear of bushes, shrubs or debris.

Payment Options...
The Northumberland National Bank (NNB) Hummels Wharf Office located at 87 Lori Lane in Hummels Wharf (behind Lowe's) and the Selinsgrove Office located at 411 N. Market Street in downtown Selinsgrove, 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.








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