City of Bethlehem

Water & Sewer

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Public Utility Commission Water Tariff Information (Updated 07/10/14)


Flushing Schedule – 2014

Week 15

7/14/14
L6-57,58,59 /Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus  L6-60,61,62                                   

7/15/14
L6-63 /Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus

M6-1 /University Ave.       

M5-29,30,31,32 /Puggy Lane area

7/16/14
M5-33 /Kohler Dr.
M5-34 /Illes Lane
N5-1,2,3,4 /Philadelphia Rd., Trotter Ln., Fiebely Ave., Philadelphia Rd.

7/17/14
O5-1 /Old Bethlehem Pike
N6-26,27,28,29 /Colesville Rd., Saucon Ln., Manor Dr., Saucon Ln.

7/18/14
O6-2,3,4,5 /Colesville Rd., Apple Tree Ln. East, Apple Tree Ln.
O6-6,7,8 /Apple Tree Ln. West, Jonathan Ln., S. Cortland Ln.

Week 16

7/21/14
O5-2 /Oakhurst Rd.
O4-1,2,3,4 /Laurel Ln., Glengate Dr., Clarinbridge Way East, Laurel Ln.
P4-1 /Bittersweet Rd.

7/22/14
P4-2 /Bittersweet Rd.
O4-5,6 /Laurel Ln., Balsam Rd.
P4-3 Hawthorne Rd.
O4-7 /Bittersweet Rd.
P4-4 /Bittersweet Rd.

7/23/14
P4-5,6 /Barberry Rd., Bittersweet Rd.
O5-3 /Old Bethlehem Pike
P5-1,2,3 /Saucon Valley Rd., Old Philly Rd., 378

7/24/14
P5-4,5,6 /Saucon Creek Rd., Miners Village  
P5-7,8,9 /Camp Meeting Rd., Aldi’s    
P5-10,11 /Camp Meeting Rd., East Valley Rd.
P5-12,13 /Camp Meeting Rd.  
P4-7,8,9 /Corporate Parkway   

P6-1,2 /Saucon Valley Country Club

Week 17

7/28/14
O6-9,10,11 /Weyhill Farm Rd., Saucon Valley Rd., Beans Estate
O6-12,13 /Weyhill Farm Rd., Country Rd.

7/29/14
O6-14,15 /Stonehill Way, Linden Oaks Ln.
 P6-3,4,5,6 /Saucon Valley Country Club, Spring Valley Rd.

7/30/14
N6-41 /Mountain Dr. South
N7-7 /Friedensville Rd.
N6-42,43,44 /Mountain Dr. South, Carriage Knoll Dr., Stone Stack Dr.

7/31/14
N7-8,9,10 /Duh Dr., Brad Ln.
N7-11,12,13 /Obrien’s Ct., Red Hawk Way, Meadow’s Rd.

8/1/14
N7-14,15 /Skibo Rd.                   
O7-1,2,3 /Meadows Rd., Viola Ln.          
O7-4,5 /Clarence Dr., Meadows Rd.

 

The City of Bethlehem's Department of Water and Sewer Resources provides retail and wholesale water and sewer services to customers in the City of Bethlehem and outlying municipalities. The following activities are performed by the department: watershed and reservoir management; water treatment plant operation and maintenance; water laboratory; customer service; technical service; transmission, storage tank, pumping, and distribution line operation and maintenance; engineering; meter shop; sewer line and lift station operation and maintenance; wastewater laboratory; wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance; and an industrial pretreatment program.

The City of Bethlehem's water service area includes all of the City of Bethlehem, the Borough of Fountain Hill, the Borough of Freemansburg and portions of Allen Township, Bethlehem Township, East Allen Township, Hanover Township - Lehigh County, Hanover Township - Northampton County, Lower Saucon Township, Salisbury Township, and Upper Saucon Township. The city's water comes entirely from surface sources and is stored in reservoirs in the Pocono Mountains. Water is treated at a state-of-the-art direct filtration plant built in 1994 and then is distributed through more than 500 miles of water lines. The system brings high-quality water to more than 100,000 customers with more than 34,000 water accounts (residential, industrial, commercial, institution, public, and resale).

The City of Bethlehem's sewer service area includes all of the City of Bethlehem, the Borough of Fountain Hill, the Borough of Freemansburg, Hanover Township - Northampton County, the Borough of Hellertown and portions of Bethlehem Township, Hanover Township - Lehigh County, Lower Saucon Township, Salisbury Township, and the City of Allentown. The City of Bethlehem owns, operates, and maintains a wastewater collection and conveyance system and a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Conveyance facilities include approximately 208 miles of gravity sewer lines and the city maintains 46.3 miles of sewer lines in Hanover Township - Northampton County. The population served by the City's WWTP is more than 115,000 with over 25,000 sewer accounts.

HYDRANT LIST CITY OF BETHLEHEM

  • NORTHSIDE
  • ELIZABETH AVE. & NEW ST.
  • LINDEN ST. & BEECH ST.
  • LINDEN ST. & DECATOR ST.
  • BROAD ST & STEFKO BLVD.
  • CENTER ST. & JOHNSTON DRIVE
  • REDLAWN ST. & JOHNSTON DRIVE
  • BUTZTOWN RD. & SHAKESPEARE RD.
  • LEWIS ST. & RODGERS ST.
  • FLEMING & STEFKO BLVD.
  • WESTSIDE
  • CATASAUQUA RD. & KAYWIN AVE.
  • BEVERLY AVE. & EATON AVE.
  • 14TH AVE. & MARKET ST.
  • 14TH AVE. & BROAD ST.
  • 14TH AVE. & GARY ST.
  • LEHIGH ST. UNDER HILL TO HILL BRIDGE
  • SOUTHSIDE
  • SUMMIT & CARLTON AVE.
  • HELLERTOWN RD. & MILLSIDE DRIVE
  • WEBSTER ST. & 4TH ST.
  • FILMORE & 4TH ST.

Water and Sewer Ordinances

Phone Numbers

Emergency Water / Sewer Service - 610-865-7077
Billing Inquiries Water / Sewer - 610-865-7070
Director - 610-865-7207 Fax - 610-865-7331
Water Supply and Treatment - 610-865-7072
Water Maintenance - 610-865-7069
Water Meter Shop - 610-865-7117
Wastewater Treatment Plant - 610-865-7168
Sewer Maintenance - 610-997-5001

 
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