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                                                          Incorporated October 26, 1939



Our mission is "To provide safe and reliable water and wastewater services in an efficient, cost effective

and environmentally friendly manner resulting in a high level of satisfaction among our customers."


Payments & Rates

The Authority accepts the following payments in the office. Check, cash, and money order.  We also accept ACH, E-Check, and Credit Card payments. You will need your account number. (Processing company collects $4.95 per credit card payment.) Bank account draft (ACH) payments are no charge. 

Make an online payment here.

Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to Noon and 12:30pm to 4:00pm. After hour drop box conveniently located on both porches at 18 E. High Street Manheim, PA 17545-1506. Payments with check, cash, and money orders are also received at Ephrata National Bank, 1 Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545, (Drive up access available.)


Most Common Household Rate


Fixed Base Fee for 5/8” line size (1 EDU included with line size)                    $11.60

Transmitter Fee Per Month                                                                              $3.00         ($0.00 as of 11/2016)

Water Usage Fee Per Gallon                                                                           $0.00535


Fixed Base fee for first 2,000 gallons (any line size,1 EDU)                             $49.67

Sewer Usage Fee Per Gallon (OVER 2,000 gallons)                                       $0.01362

Commercial and industrial users are subject to an audit of EDUs. Each EDU is 238 gallons per day. Any commercial, or industrial, account that will be exceeding their allotment are to apply for an additional EDU. To assure compliance, regular audits will occur. Accounts exceeding their allotments will need to permit for the additional EDU(s). Additional tapping fees will apply.

General Collections Calendar

Meter Readings:    20th of each month (ie. Jan 20 to Feb 20)

Bills Issued:           5th of each month (ie. Jan 20 to Feb 20 released 3/5)

Due Date:              17th of each month (ie. billed 2/20, due 3/17)

Penalty:                 20th at 12 Noon (ie. due 3/17 penalty 3/20 at 12 Noon)

30-days late:         No action (ie. due 3/17, 30-days late at 4/17)

60-days late:         Eligible for service discontinuance (ie. due 3/17 eligible for service discontinuance as of 5/17)

90-days late:         Eligible for municipal lien (ie. due 3/17 eligible for lien as of 6/17)