SYSTEM OWNED AND OPERATED BY
Austin Borough Water Works
81 Scoville Street, Austin, PA 16720
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
KEY OFFICIALS/MEETING SCHEDULE
Council Chairman – Jessie Valenti
Borough Secretary/Treasurer – Daleen Sinnamond
Water Operator 1 – Kurt Logue
Sewer Operator 1 – Kurt Logue
The Austin Borough Council meets at 7:00 P.M., on the first Monday of each month at the Fire hall.
Minimum up to 5000 gallons $30.00
Over Charge as follows $1.25/1000 Gallons
Hook up fee Water $250.00
SEWER - Industrial/Commercial/Institution
No separate charge
SEWER - Residential
Monthly Flat Fee $35.00
Water and sewer are billed monthly around the 10th of the month and are due on approximately the 7th of the following month.
Payment options accepted are cash, check or money order. Payments can be mailed, dropped off at the office during business hours or left in the payment drop box outside. (Note: we recommend you do NOT place cash payments in the outside drop box.)
NEW CONNECTION PROCEDURES
All new service connections require a permit issued prior to construction. At present the fees and requirements for new connections are being reviewed and will be revised. Anyone interested in connecting to the water or sewer systems should check with the Borough (814- 647-8613) prior to initiating any construction to obtain a list of fees and standards.
Property owners are responsible for installing the service lines from the main line to the dwelling unit.
INTERRUPTIONS IN SERVICE
Occasionally it is necessary to interrupt service for maintenance, repairs, etc. We will make every effort to notify you in advance of any scheduled interruptions to your service. Should an emergency arise that would require your service to be interrupted without notification, the crew will be working diligently to restore service as quickly as possible. If the quality of your water is affected, you will be notified of the proper safety procedures.
In the event of a situation that may make the water unsafe, public notification will be advertised on the radio, posted publicly in the community and posted here. You will receive information regarding the nature of the problem, instructions for protecting yourself if necessary and what is being done to correct the problem.
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT
All community water suppliers are required to provide its customers with an annual report on the quality of drinking water being delivered. You may access the report here. If you have any questions regarding the report, please contact the office at 814-647-8613.