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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…

A closeup picture of a man using a sink to fill a glass with water, to illustrate an LCA blog post on the new infrastructure bill.

Infrastructure Bill a Much-Needed Investment in Nation’s Water Systems

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you probably know that on Nov. 12, President Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law. And just last week, the administration announced that $7.4 billion (out of $50 billion) will be distributed to states, tribes and territories for 2022, earmarked for water infrastructure. The remainder…

This Spring, Go Easy on the Fertilizer in Lawns and Gardens | LCA

This Spring, Go Easy on the Fertilizer

Spring has sprung, and many of us are busily preparing our lawns and gardens. But while we’re getting ready for the greening of the Valley, there’s a growing problem that must be addressed: The overuse of fertilizer. As the Penn State Extension office points out, “Lawn fertilizer contains the nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, which are…

A picture of a live Christmas tree left on the curb for recycling. LCA

Don’t Trash That Christmas Tree! Recycle It Instead

The pine needles are piling up and it’s about time to put away the holiday decorations. But if you have a live Christmas tree, don’t just toss it out with the trash! There are quite a few eco-friendly solutions to consider instead. In fact, most municipalities offer curbside pickup of Christmas trees, which are then…

LCA Honored With Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Lehigh County Authority and its Chief Financial Officer Edward Klein were recently honored with an award for Excellence in Financial Reporting, presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The award recognizes LCA for its 2018 comprehensive annual financial report. In a press release announcing the honor, GFOA says the 2018…

This inspiring mom hauls clean water to 250 homes every month

Moms do so much for us, and none of us would be here without them. So on this Mother’s Day weekend, we wanted to share an inspiring story about one mother (actually, a grandmother!) who goes above and beyond to take care of an entire community. Darlene Arviso, known as “The Water Lady,” hauls water for…

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