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Lower Pottsgrove Township
Water & Sewer
 
Public Water
Public water is provided through the Borough of Pottstown Water Department. Questions or problems with your service should be reported directly to the Water Department at 610-970-6530. Information about the Water Department can be found on the following website: Borough of Pottstown.

Public water is also provided by Superior Water Company. To date, the only area of the township serviced by Superior Water Company is the Southview Development.Questions or problems with your service should be directed to Superior Water Company at 610-222-4171. Information for Superior Water Customers can be found on the following website: Superior Water Company

Customers with Public Water or those wishing to connect to public water seeking information, but unsure of which company would provide service should contact Township staff to confirm which provider would service their address.

   
Sewer Billing
If your property is connected to public sewer and water facilities you are subject to quarterly rental fees to pay for the operation of the utility. The Lower Pottsgrove Authority provides sewer service at a quarterly rental rate of $136.00 per home.

The connection of sump pumps to your sewer line is strictly prohibited by Township Ordinance.
If you are selling your home and are on the public sewer system, sewer reinspection by the Township Inspector is required. Please call the permits clerk to obtain a form and schedule your appointment. A sewer certification to finalize the billing is also required for settlement. When ordering a sewer certification, please provide the property address, buyer, seller, settlement date and $25 fee. For more information, please contact the billing department at 610-323-0436 ext. 201

PAYMENT INFORMATION
Bills can be paid by mail at P.O. Box 37840 Baltimore, M.D. 21297-7840. Sewer bills can also now be paid online or by phone with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) online by using www.officialpayments.com click on Local Payments. To pay by phone call Official Payments at 1-800-272-9829. Please use jurisdiction code 4861. PLEASE NOTE: A convenience fee will be charged and paid directly to Official Payments for using this service. The Township does not receive any portion of this fee.
   
Township Authority Documents
Spring 2009 Authority Newsletter
Fall 2012 Authority Newsletter
   
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How is my bill calculated?
A: Currently the sewer rental is $544 per year or $136.00 per quarter.


Q: When is my bill mailed?
A: All sewer bills are mailed on a quarterly basis throughout the year.
  • First Quarter: January through March, billed on or about April 15
  • Second Quarter: April through June, billed on or about July 15
  • Third Quarter: July through September, billed on or about October 15
  • Fourth Quarter: October through December, billed on or about January 15


Q: When is my payment due?
A: Payments are due and payable within thirty days.
  • First Quarter: Due May 15
  • Second Quarter: Due August 15
  • Third Quarter: Due November 15
  • Fourth Quarter: Due February 15


Q: Where can I pay my bill?
A: Bills can be mailed directly to the Lower Pottsgrove Authority, P.O. Box 37840 Baltimore, MD 21297-7840
B: Payments can also be made via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) online by using www.officialpayments.com Click on Local Payments. To pay by phone call Official Payments at 1-800-272-9829. Please use jurisdiction code 4861. PLEASE NOTE: A convenience fee will be charged and paid directly to Official Payments for using this service. The Township does not receive any portion of this fee.


Q: What does my payment pay for?
A: The annual sewer rents pay for the operation and maintenance of the sewer system, pumping stations, and the Pottstown Wastewater Treatment Plant, as well as debt service on Authority Bonds.
   
 

Lower Pottsgrove Township, 2199 Buchert Road Pottstown, PA 19464
phone: 610-323-0436 | fax: 610-323-3824 | email: feedback@lowerpottsgrove.org