Upper Saucon Township
Water and Sewer Department
5500 Camp Meeting Road
Center Valley, PA 18034
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
If you have questions regarding your water or sewer bill, please contact Cindy Young, Utility Billing Clerk, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1229. Or if you prefer, please click here to send an email.
Cindy Young, Utility Billing Clerk
Water and sewer bills are sent out quarterly – every January 15, April 15, July 15 and October 15. The payment due date is printed on the front of each bill. In most instances, payment is due 30 days after the bills are sent out. Payment can be made in person at the Municipal Building or by mail. A 10% penalty is added to delinquent bills.
Water customers are billed a flat rate based on meter size plus $4.85 per every thousand gallons consumed. These new rates are in effect as of the first billing period of 2011. The quarterly water charges are as follows:
|Water Meter Size||Basic Quarterly Charge||Quarterly Charge Per 1000 Gals. Consumed|
|5/8″ to 3/4″||$25.00||+ $4.85|
|1 ½”||$140.00||+ $4.85|
Sewer customers are charged a flat rate based on the following use classifications:
|Classification||Rate Per Quarter Annum|
|(1) Each Residential Dwelling Unit||$110.00 (flat rate)|
|(2) Commercial Establishments|
|a. Each social hall and fire department||110.00 (flat rate)|
|b. Each Church||110.00 (flat rate)|
|c. Each retail gasoline station||137.00 (flat rate)|
|d. Each motel, hotel or other establishment providing overnight facilities, per room||$55.00 (flat rate)|
|e. Each restaurant, bar room or other commercial establishment which regularly dispenses food or beverages||$137.00 (flat rate)|
|f. Each retail store, business or professional office, barber shop or beauty shop (not operated in a home by the home owner or tenant)||$137.00 (flat rate)|
|(3) Combination Dwelling Unit and Commercial Establishment located in one structure||$139.00 (flat rate)|
|(4) Institutional Establishments|
|a. Each public or private school per full time pupil/teacher||$2.60 (flat rate)|
|b. Each public or private school per part time pupil/teacher||$1.25 (flat rate)|
Metered Sewer Rates for High Volume Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Establishments
Metered sewer customers are charged a quarterly rate of $7.61 per 1,000 gallons of metered water usage. **A minimum charge of $137.00 per quarter annum shall apply regardless of the actual metered usage.
New Water Rates in Effect
The Township has instituted new water billing rates, effective the first billing period of 2011. For more information, please see the new water rates, and the letter discussing the rate increase.
Attention Water and/or Sewer Customers
Due to the ongoing addition of many new customers, we highly recommend the use of our payment drop-off box. It is located in the Township Building vestibule on the right side of the second set of doors.
Please remember you can make your payment at your convenience, as you have access to the drop-off box 24 hours every day.