Bad taste or sediment in tap water? Call the 24-hour emergency number.
Connecting? If you are connecting to the water or sanitary sewer system, there is a $3000 charge per system. The application form can be filled out in the DPW office on the second floor of the municipal building at 445 Lafayette Ave.
Estimated bill? Call the service number to schedule an appointment for an actual reading or repair.
High bill? Call the service number for an explanation or a meter re-read.
Leaking meter? Call the service number for a replacement at no cost if you already have an outside meter
Leaking water service? Property owner's responsibility
Leaking valve? Homeowner's responsibility but only the Water Department can turn the water off at the curb. Call the service department to schedule a shut off.
Leaking hydrant or water main in road? Call the 24-hour emergency number.
Moving? If you are responsible for the water bill you must call the service department two business days before the closing or two days before you move to request a final reading. Have the name of the person who will be responsible for the bill after you move when you call.
Low water pressure? Call the service number, or, if off business hours, call the emergency number.
Please remember that Borough Ordinance 180 chapter 220D requires the installation of an outside meter (also called a remote) for all homes and some businesses. Call the service department if you do not have an outside meter. The size of the meter determines the cost.
There is a cost for certain water service functions.