From The Morning Call on Aug. 1, 2016:
Residents of Allentown can expect to see a small change in their water and sewer bills with Allentown City Council’s approval of $2.5 million in borrowing for upgrades to the system.
The debt, which council approved last week, is needed to pay for an administrative order from the Environmental Protection Agency. Allentown and surrounding municipalities have been ordered to come up with and implement a plan to stop sewage from overflowing into Lehigh County water sources.
Read the full article: Allentown approves borrowing to pay for EPA-ordered work