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A picture of a water service line showing where it comes through the wall, to illustrate a blog about filling out a lead pipe survey for Lehigh County Authority.

Help LCA to Locate Lead Pipes!

Lehigh County Authority is undertaking an important project, and we need your help: We’re conducting an inventory of all water service line pipes connected to the public system, so that we can determine the location of any remaining pipes that are composed of lead or other unknown materials. Your part is simple: Just check your…

Pipe Survey

Please click on the green button below to access our water service line pipe survey page: THANK YOU for completing the survey!

An image of Lehigh County Authority's seventh Excellence in Financial Reporting award.

LCA Honored With ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’ Award

We’re thrilled to announce that Lehigh County Authority and its Chief Financial Officer, Edward Klein, were recently honored with an award for Excellence in Financial Reporting! The Excellence in Financial Reporting award is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, and recognizes Klein and LCA for 2020’s annual comprehensive financial…

Lynn Township Wastewater System Evaluation & Improvements

The Lynn Township Sewer System is owned and operated by Lehigh County Authority (LCA) and serves more than 400 properties, both residential and commercial. The sewage collection system and treatment plant are permitted by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to convey and treat up to 80,000 gallons of wastewater per day. However, during and after…

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,…

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