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The City of Bethlehem is actively working with government agencies, hospitals, schools, and businesses to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Please refer to the Bethlehem Health Bureau’s coronavirus page for the most current information, best practices, and resources.

Based on Governor Wolf’s “Stay at Home” order issued for Northampton and Lehigh Counties, Bethlehem City Hall will be closed to the public effective 4:30 pm today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 until further notice.
 
City Hall will remain operational but closed to the public. City employees will be available to assist residents via phone, email and website.

Bethlehem residents concerned with businesses operating in violation of the shutdown, are requested to call the Bethlehem Service Center at 610-865-7000. Do not call 911 for this issue.

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Water and Sewer Rates

Water Rates

Water Rates for customers living outside the City of Bethlehem are set by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. The City’s Water Tariff contains all rates, rules, and regulations governing water service to outside-city customers.

Water Rates for customers living inside the City of Bethlehem are set by City Council by Ordinance. Refer to Article 913 Water Rates and Charges.
Rules and regulations governing water service to inside-city customers are found in Article 911 Water Regulations
 

Sewer Rates

Sewer Rates for customers living inside the City of Bethlehem are set by City Council by Ordinance. Refer to Article 927 Sewer Rental.
Rules and regulations governing sanitary sewer service are found in Article 921 Sanitary Sewer Regulations.

The City also provides sewer service to several adjacent municipalities. Rates, rules, and regulations governing sanitary sewer service to customers outside the City are the responsibility of each municipality. The City charges a bulk service rate to each municipality in accordance with inter-municipal agreements between the City and the respective municipality.
 

TARIFF/RATES

The City of Bethlehem has certified to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission that this is an accurate electronic representation of the tariffs which are officially filed at the Commission. Users of electronic tariffs should note, however, that such tariffs are not the official documents, and users assume responsibility for reliance upon tariffs in electronic format.

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