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Heidelberg Heights Wastewater System Evaluation & Improvements

Understanding Sanitary Sewer Overflows & Corrections Needed The Heidelberg Heights sewer system is owned and operated by Lehigh County Authority (LCA). The wastewater collection system and treatment plant process 60,000 gallons of wastewater per day, but much more during storms and heavy rains due to “Inflow” and “Infiltration” into the pipes, which has become a significant problem. And it…

Building Your Better Yard: Water-Saving Landscapes to Fit Your Lifestyle

Are you looking to save water while maintaining a beautiful landscape? Whether you are a master gardener or have little patience for lawn care, you can make your yard more attractive and functional while also saving water with these tips from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Create your own, customized water-saving landscape with techniques and…

Water Education for Children & Teachers

Check out these FUN resources to help children learn the value of water and how to save and protect it! Kids Stuff American Water Works AssociationKids Activity Book Project WET Healthy Water Healthy People EPA WaterSenseTest Your WaterSense Coloring Pages Teacher Resources U.S. Geological Survey – Water Science School EPA WaterSense – Educator Resources Project…

A picture of a young African American girl holding out a glass of water, for a LCA post on drinking water week.

Celebrate Drinking Water Week With LCA!

It’s our favorite time of the year: the American Water Works Association’s Drinking Water Week! Each year during the first full week of May, water professionals and the communities they serve join together to recognize and celebrate the vital role water plays in our daily lives. Every day, millions of us turn on the tap,…

Trexlertown Act 537 – Special Study

Trexlertown Act 537 Special Study – Public Comments A Special Study is being done to address sewage capacity needs within the Western Lehigh Interceptor (WLI) near Trexlertown. The interceptor experiences dry-day surcharging and wet-weather overflows during intense rain events and Lehigh County Authority has developed alternatives to temporarily address this situation until a long-term solution…

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Safely Dispose of Unused Medications During National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Do you have old medication or unused prescriptions in your medicine cabinet? Clean them out this Saturday, April 30, and dispose of them safely from  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Here in Pennsylvania, an average of 14 people die of an overdose every day. That’s almost double the…

A graphic that shows tips to tune up outdoor irrigation systems for a post about Sprinkler Spruce Up for LCA..

Spruce up Your Sprinklers for Spring!

As the weather gets warmer, our thoughts turn to green lawns and lush gardens. And for many folks, that means relying on automatic irrigation systems to keep everything well-watered.   But before you switch on those sprinklers, taking a few minutes to ensure they’re working properly can save you a lot of water (and money)…

Capital Plan Drafts – 2023-2027

LCA’s 2023 – 2027 Capital Plan Drafts are available for review. The public comment period ended May 11, 2022. 2023-2027 Capital Plan – Suburban Division – Draft 2023-2027 Capital Plan – Administration – Draft 2023-2027 Capital Plan – Allentown Division – Draft

A picture of a woman checking her faucet for leaks, during Fix a Leak Week. LCA

Leaks Can Run, But They Can’t Hide — It’s Fix a Leak Week!

Ever have one of those nights where you’re lying in bed, sleepless, and seem to hear every sound in the house — including that dripping bathroom faucet? Well, here’s something else to keep you up at night: Each dripping faucet in your home can waste about 3,000 gallons of water a year. And if you…

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