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FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE
The Washington Township Municipal Authority will be flushing fire hydrants in advance of its annual leak
detection efforts conducted by a third party contractor. During the week of September 7th, flushing
will take place in the Beartown, Blue Ridge Summit and Mar Pen areas. Flushing in Wayne Heights,
Woodcrest and the Washington Township Boulevard will occur during the week of September 14th. Some
cloudy or dirty water may be experienced by customers during the flushing. If this occurs, please open
an outside faucet and run the water until it clears. Customers may also experience temporary localized
reductions in water pressure during flushing. All flushing activities will take place during the
day. If you have questions or experience lingering problems, please contact the WTMA at 717-762-3108.
WTMA - APPROVED ORDINANCES
The following Ordinances have been approved by the Washington Township Supervisors:
Geothermal Well Ordinance - An ordinance of Washington Township, regulating the installation and use of Geothermal Heating Systems
within Washington Township and establishing the means for enforcement of the ordinance.
Wellhead Protection Ordinance - An ordinance of Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, establishing a wellhead protection
overlay district, providing for the regulation of land uses within such overlay district for the
purpose of protecting groundwater supplies, providing for reporting requirements for certain
regulated land uses within the wellhead protection overlay district, and establishing the means
for enforcement of the ordinance.
ACT 57 - TAPPING FEE REPORT
Act 57-2003 was adopted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania amending the Pennsylvania
Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, to grant the right to authorities to charge enumerated
fees to property owners who desire to or are required to connect to the wastewater system.
This tapping fee report focuses on those property owners who desire or are required to
connect to the Washington Township Municipal Authority (Authority) wastewater system.
ACT 537 SPECIAL STUDY
Washington Township Municipal Authority (WTMA) initiated a capacity analysis of
its wastewater conveyance system, due to Washington Township’s plans for a Route
16 by-pass around the north side of Waynesboro (Washington Township Boulevard/Boulevard),
and extensive rezoning of former agricultural land along the Boulevard corridor.
The complete report (with all appendices and supporting reports) is available at
the WTMA and Township offices. Questions and comments should be directed towards
the WTMA Manager - Sean McFarland.
Telephone: (717) 762-3108 EXT: 104
AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
The current audited financial statements are now available at the main office. If you have any
questions please contact:
Telephone: (717) 762-3108 EXT: 101
WATER & WASTEWATER CONNECTION PROCEDURES & REQUIREMENTS
The Washington Township Municipal Authority, Procedures and Requirements for Connection
to the Water Distribution & Sanitary Wastewater Systems. Outline Revision - November 2009.
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RIGHT TO KNOW POLICY *
The Washington Township Municipal Authority, in accordance to the Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of 2008,
shall provide public records upon request. Therefore, any record in the possession of the Authority
shall be presumed to be a public record, except those outlined in the Right-to-Know
IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM POLICY
The Washington Township Municipal Authority Identity Theft Prevention Program Policy is intended to identify
red flags that will alert our employees when new or existing accounts are opened using false information, protect
against the establishment of false accounts, ensure existing accounts were not opened using false information, and
to respond to such events.
The Washington Township Municipal Authority (WTMA) has established a program to provide for
the environmentally safe disposal of septic and holding tank wastewaters. Recognizing that
the acceptance of hauled wastewater presents certain risks including plant upsets and sludge
contaminations, the WTMA has developed guidelines to minimize the risks and protect its
ABOUT MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES
Municipal authorities in Pennsylvania, as in many other states, had their beginning in the Depression of the
1930's. As part of its fiscal recovery policy, the federal government granted money to states and municipalities
for public works construction to stimulate employment and provide needed...
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WATER QUALITY REPORT
This Report is designed to inform you of the quality of the water delivered to your tap daily and to provide
important water system information. WTMA is committed to providing you with the highest quality of water possible, at a
reasonable cost and without interruption of service.
The Waynesboro Borough Authority provides water for WTMA customers in Zullinger, PA. The following water quality reports are listed for Zullinger, PA residents only.
The following water quality reports are listed for Highfield, MD residents only.
WATER LEAKS AND WATER CONSERVATION
Studies show that dripping faucets and leaking toilets account for as much as 14% of all indoor water use, equivalent to 10 gallons
(38 liters) per person of water lost per day.
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CURRENT RATES AND POLICIES
Effective November 1, 2014 - A summary of the water and wastewater rates as set forth in Resolutions 13-05 (Water) and 14-05 (Wastewater).
The rates are effective November 1, 2014 and services shall be billed at the new rate beginning with the
first full billing cycle following the effective date.
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LABOR & EQUIPMENT RENTAL FEE RATES
Effective July 21, 2009 - Washington Township Municipal Authority Labor & Equipment Rental Fee Rates.
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