METER RATES PER CALENDAR QUARTER: MT. PENN WATER

PHONE: (610) 779-4900

The following rates are effective with the increase as of January 1, 2021.*

First 0-1,000 gallons – (see minimum rate for meter size below)
Each additional 1,000 gallons – $2.07

* The increase for a family of 2 will average an additional $3.57 a month. Most homes have a meter of size 5/8″.

    METER SIZEMINIMUM RATEMETER SIZEMINIMUM RATE
5/8"$63.502"$175.67
3/4"$71.023"$317.01
1"$90.234"$466.66
1 1/2"$118.556"$1,247,29

Reminder – there will be a $3.00 fee added to payments made with a credit card starting January 1, 2021.

Please contact the water authority with any questions. Office: (610) 779-4900

Mail payments to: Mt. Penn BMA, P.O. Box 4249, Reading, PA 19606

METER RATES PER CALENDAR QUARTER:  AVMA SEWER

PHONE: (610) 779-0150

The Antietam Valley Municipal Authority has increased the rates to their sewer customers for water usage effective as of January 1  2015, which will apply to bills starting in April 2015.

AVMA strives to keep costs for sewer disposal to a minimum and has not had to raise rates since 2007 following significant upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment System. In the past 7 years the AVMA has continued to make repairs and improvements and is now required to raise rates to keep up with costs and required maintenance of the system.

First 0-1,000 gallons – $36
Each additional 1,000 gallons – $9.80

Sewer bills are based on metered water consumption.

METER RATES PER CALENDAR QUARTER:  ST. LAWRENCE SEWER

PHONE: (610) 779-1430

First 0-1,000 gallons – $35.00
Each additional 1,000 gallons – $6.35

Sewer bills are based on metered water consumption.

ADDITIONAL WATER RATES:

Quarterly meter charge:

    • $5 –  5/8 or 3/4″ meter size
    • $10 – 1″ meter size
    • $15 – 1 1/2″ meter size
    • $20 – 2″ meter size
    • $30 – 3″ meter size

Turn off and Turn on Charge – $50
Service Abandonment Charge – $2,000
Meter Tamper – $500 plus $275 meter charge
Unauthorized Curb Stop Turn on (customer) – $500 plus cost of any repairs needed
Water Connection Fees – tapping fee ($2,900) plus connection fee deposit ($1,000) – total $3,900
Water for building construction – $36.00 per EDU per month (minimum period – 1 month)

Private fire protection service – semi-annual – billed 2nd & 4th quarter of each year

    • 2″ or smaller connection – $30
    • 3″ connection – $37.50
    • 4″ connection – $75
    • 6″ connection – $112.50
    • 8″ connection – $150

Public Fire protection service – $50 each fire hydrant – semi-annual – billed 2nd & 4th quarter of each year

 RULES & REGULATIONS

Copies of the rules and regulations are available at our office.

  • Bills are mailed quarterly the months of January, April, July and October each year.
  • Returned Check charge – $50 (check), $20 (electronic check)
  • Bills are quarterly and send out the first week of January, April, July and October each year.
  • A 10 % penalty will be added if payment is not received in the Authority off before 4:00 PM on the due date.
  • A $30.00 fee will be applied if the bill is not paid after the past due date is reached.
  • If payment is not received within 60 days from the date of the original bill, water service will be disconnected.
  • If service is disconnected , a $50.00 turn-on fee will be charged to resume service. Service will be resumed within 24 hours of payment being received.
  • Bills are quarterly and send out the first week of January, April, July and October each year. A penalty of 10% plus $3 is charged on all bills unpaid by 4PM on the due date. A $30 late fee will be applied if the bill is not paid after the past due date is reached.