The Washington Township Municipal Authority is an Operating Authority formed by the Washington Township
in August of 1971 under the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (as supplemented and amended) with the
express purpose to own, operate and finance the water and wastewater facilities and systems of the Township.
The Township is located in South Central Pennsylvania in Franklin County, and wraps around the Borough
Through various purchases and mergers, including the most recent one with the Zullinger Water Authority
in 2001, the WTMA now directly serves approximately 2400 water customers and 4900 wastewater customers. The
Authority obtains its water from 9 different water sources, all natural springs or wells. All of its
wastewater is treated at a 1.85 million gallon per day facility, located on Lyons Road, at the south
end of the Township.
The Washington Township Municipal Authority is comprised of 5 Board members and a staff of 16, including
5 water and 5 wastewater personnel. Together with a solicitor and a professional engineering firm, the
Authority strives to provide its customers and the growing community with the highest quality product
and service at the lowest possible cost.
Regularly Scheduled meetings normally occur on the first and third Tuesday of each month. For specific meeting dates
for the 2021 calendar year, please see Resolution 21-2.
The Washington Township Municipal Authority
11102 Buchanan Trail East
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday – Friday)