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Who do I contact to determine if service is available?

Residential Connections: 
Joseph Leavens  724-776-4806, x 1515

Commercial Connections: Tim Zinkham  724-776-4806, x 1183
      
If residential service is not currently available, contact Tim Zinkham regarding the requirements for a main line extension.

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If sanitary sewer and/or water service is available, are Township's responsibilities?

The Township will:

  • Determine the location of your tap and water meter (if applying for water service)
  • Perform a water tap (2” in size and smaller – if applying for water service)
  • Provide and install your water meter and remote (1” in size and smaller – if applying for water service)  Note: Billing begins when the meter is installed.
  • Provide your curb box on the service line (if applying for water service)
  • Perform required inspections which may include
    • Outside waterline (water service only)
    • Outside sanitary sewer line (sewer service only)
    • Sewer and/or water final (water and/or sewer service)


If sanitary sewer and/or water service is available, what are my responsibilities?

The property owner is responsible for:
  • Submitting a Service Application and appropriate Tap Fee(s)
  • Contacting and hiring a contractor / plumber to install the sewer and/or water service
  • Placing a Pennsylvania OneCall – dial 811.
  • All materials needed for the sewer and/or water service line including but not limited to: appropriate pipe, stone for backfill, sanitary sewer tap, water meter spread fittings, thermal expansion tank, water meter pit, grinder pump.
  • The sewer and/or water line from the main line into the structure.
  • Scheduling the necessary inspections and water tap.
  • For inspections and water tap, call: 724-776-4806, x 1161. You must call by 3:00 PM to schedule an inspection for the next business day. (Taps are performed on Wed., Thurs., and/or Friday)
    • Disconnecting the existing well. (if applicable)
    • Abandoning the existing on-lot septic system. (if applicable)