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Office Hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Phone: 215-536-4733
If you have an emergency after office hours, please call 267-374-9381.

Sewer service for the township is provided by the Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority.
Their phone number is 215-343-2538.

Fire Hydrant Flushing: April 17 to May 8
CLICK HERE for the schedule

Richland Township Water Authority provides water to the following developments:

Academy Place Heather Valley Richland Greene
Arbours at Morgan Creek Hidden Ponds Richland Place
Beaver Run Hunters Crossing Spring Meadows
Brayton Gardens Morgan Creek Sweetbriar
Brayton Gardens II Regency Manor Tollgate Landing
Claridon Court Renaissance at Morgan Creek Walnut Bank Farms
The Elms Richland Court  

Water is also provided to some properties on Route 309, Trumbauersville Road, Station Road, Heller Road,
N. Ambler Street, N. Penrose Street, Woodland Avenue, and Mill Road.

MEETING MINUTES HIGH WATER USE?
RIGHT TO KNOW POLICY
2016 WATER QUALITY REPORT Click Here for Suggestions Right to Know Open Records Policy
  Right to Know Record Request Form
 
LOW WATER PRESSURE?
If you have a water softener, put it on bypass. If the pressure returns, your water softener may need to be serviced. NOTE: water softeners need to be serviced every 8-10 years. If you don't have a water softener, the problem could be the pressure reducing valve.
 

Pay Your Bill Online

Click on the Municipay logo at right to be transferred to the payment site. municipay
The Richland Township Water Authority offers you the ability to pay your bill online.
A third party service fee of 2.45% (minimum $3.00) will apply to cardholders who
wish to pay with a credit card or a VISA debit card. Nationwide Payment Solutions
is an authorized Level I PCI-DSS third-party processor of these regulated
convenience fees.
 
   
credit cards

 


Request for Water Service Water Facts
HOMEOWNER DEVELOPER Hardness: 20-25 grains
Document in Adobe PDF format includes: Document in Adobe PDF format includes: We recommend having your water softener
Instructions Procedures for Water Request company test for calcium/magnesium
Water Service Application Request for Water Service Application to determine your hardness level.
Plumbing Permit Application Fee Schedule  
Well Abandonment Form Preliminary Agreement Iron level: 0.025 mg/liter
Water Service Installation Instructions Plan Review Fees pH level: 6.43 to 6.73
    Water pressure: 76-100 psi
(varies depending on address)

2017 RATE SCHEDULE

Operational fee:
 
$20.00 per quarter
0 to 18,000 gallons:
 
$4.00 per thousand gallons
18,001 to 25,000 gallons:
 
$4.50 per thousand gallons
25,001 to 35,000 gallons:
 
$5.50 per thousand gallons
35,001 gallons and over:
 
$8.00 per thousand gallons

At these rates, our average residential customer will pay about $360 per year for water, which is equivalent to about $1.00 per day for an entire household’s daily water supply. For an average household of three people, the cost is 33 cents per person per day. 76% of our customers use up to 18,000 gallons of water per quarter.

BILLING PROCEDURE

Bills are sent quarterly in March, June, September and December. A delinquent notice will be sent to customers who have not paid their bill by the due date. This notice will be sent 45 days after the original billing date, and will give three weeks notice before a shut off date.


Emergency Notification

A DEP Tier I Regulation, effective May 2010, mandates that water companies have the ability to personally notify all of their customers within 24 hours in the event of an emergency. A Tier 1 Emergency would cause adverse health effects as a result of short-term exposure.

All RTWA customers should have provided our office with emergency contact information. NOTE: If your information has changed, please notify the office at your earliest convenience.

If you have not provided this information, or if you need to make changes, please email Dianne McLane or call the office at 215-536-4733. You can also fax your information to 215-536-0205. We will need your home phone number, plus an email address and cell phone number, if available.


Water Authority Members

Ken Mitchell, Chairman
Chris Vanelli
Zane Stauffer
Bruce Jones
William Rosson
Tim Arnold, Executive Director
Dianne McLane, Office Manager
Tim Gluck, Operations
Mark Bahnick, Engineer
Rudolph Clarke, Solicitor