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Man Sitting On Sofa in flooded room calling a plumber, to accompany an LCA blog post about leaks and service issues.

High Water Bill? Flooding? Leaks? Service Issue Questions? Start Here

LCA frequently receives water service questions related to interior plumbing problems. Sometimes, customers are calling about a leak inside a residence; other times, customers are calling because they see water pooling on a driveway or in the grass. We’ve even had calls from customers concerned about floodwaters that have entered their home during a storm….

An image of prescription pills, for a post about safely disposing of unused medication.

Don’t Flush Unused Medications

Here’s How to Dispose of Them Safely Do you have unused or unneeded medications in your home? If you’re thinking of flushing them down the toilet, STOP. Flushing pharmaceuticals can lead to contamination of water supplies, because wastewater treatment plants were not designed to remove these compounds. Throwing drugs in the trash or leaving them…

Title Companies

Please complete the form below to request certification and property transfers with Lehigh County Authority. Certification information will be provided within two business days of the request and only valid through the date provided by the requester. If a new settlement date is scheduled the transfer company is responsible to contact LCA with updated information….

A yellow hydrant gushes water across the street. Don't open hydrants to cool off!

No Matter How Hot, Opening a Hydrant Isn’t Cool

2020 has certainly brought its share of challenges, including beating the heat. Pandemic restrictions in place to keep the public safe have prevented most public pools and other swimming areas from opening. Frustrations are rising along with the temperature. Still, while it might be tempting to crack open a fire hydrant and cool off, DON’T….

Industrial Pre-Treatment

Wastewater treatment plants are complex and sensitive systems designed to remove contaminants of all kinds from the wastewater that flows to the plant. Most of that wastewater is “domestic” strength, meaning the normal type of residential waste that is generated from toilet flushing, laundry, and other in-home uses. Industrial users have a responsibility to discharge…

Hauler Services

Wastewater Hauler Program The Pre-Treatment Wastewater Plant in Fogelsville accepts hauled waste from approved haulers. Please contact the plant to inquire about pricing and review forms below for application information. 7676 Industrial Boulevard, Fogelsville, Pa.610-395-9782610-390-9855 (On-Call Operator) Hauler Forms & Other Downloads:Waste Hauler Permit ApplicationSpecial Waste Generator Application Wastewater GlossaryHauler Brochure Permits:Hauler PermitSection A- Vehicle RegistrationsSection…

Where Does My Drinking Water Come From? How LCA Collects, Treats and Transports Your H2O

Water, Water, Everywhere Clean water is one of those things you take for granted: When you walk into the kitchen and turn on the tap, it just flows out. But did you ever stop to wonder, “How did my water get here? Where does drinking water come from?” Over the next few blog posts, we’ll…

City of Allentown – Lease Update 2020

Our Water, Our Future! The public’s health, the quality of our local waterways, and our region’s economic future all depend on having a sustainable water and sewer system! Presentation to LCA Board of Directors – July 20, 2020 Details of the LCA – City Settlement “This agreement goes a long way toward renewing the sense…

Have a Blast, Safely, on Independence Day

This Fourth of July marks the state’s third year under a fireworks law (House Bill 542) that allows residents to legally shoot off bigger, louder and more dangerous displays than have been allowed for the last eight decades. The change means there’s a higher potential for more injuries. Complicating matters is that more people seem…

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