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Wednesday - July 23, 2014
Leaf Waste Collection
Monday - July 28, 2014
Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday - July 29, 2014
Stories at Wentz Run Park
Thursday - July 31, 2014
Concert at Wentz Run Park - The Mango Men
Saturday - August 02, 2014
Montgomery County Electronics Collection

Sewer Rentals

Sewer rental bills are mailed quarterly to property owners. Bills are due in 30 days. A 10 percent penalty is added after 30 days.

 

Sewer Revenue Collection

Residential rates are $85 per quarter. However, households that use more than 20,000 gallons of water per quarter will pay a usage fee of $21.25 per quarter in addition to the $85. Commercial rates are $150 for up to 12,000 gallons and $7.30 per additional 1,000 gallons.

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Sewer FAQ

How do you know how much water a household uses?

Water usage is monitored by your water company (American, North Wales or Ambler). You can consult previous statements to determine how many gallons you have used in the past.

Is the same usage fee applied to all?

Yes. The usage fee applies to all residential households.

What happens to a household on well water?

Households on well water have no metering devices. As a result, those housholds will not incur a usage fee.

What happens to a condominium?

Condominium properties generally use less than 20,000 gallons in a quarter. As a result, those households will not incur a usage fee.

Will you charge for water that does not go into the sanitary sewer system? For example, water used to fill a pool?

A. The usage fee will aply to any water usage that exceeds 20,000 gallons in a quarter. Monitoring for water that might be used for a pool, gardening or washing a car requires added expenses of monitoring devices as wll as the labor intensive process of reading these devices. As a result, the Township has decided to monitor total water usage.

How can I reduce my water usage?

Conservation is relatively easy and can come in many forms. For example, just turning the water off while you brush your teeth will save gallons over a quarter. You could also take a quick shower rather than a bath. Fixing a running toilet will save water.

Click here for more conservation tips from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

 

 

Sewer Certification Fee

How do I get a sewer certification?

  1. Property Address
  2. Date of Settlement
  3. Sale or Refinance
  4. Current owner’s name
  5. New owner’s name

Send the above information along with a $50 check payable to Whitpain Township to:

Your certification will be issued promptly.