Macungie, Alburtis plan for spending on sewer improvements

From The Morning Call on Aug. 3, 2016:

The first phase of a federally mandated sewer rehabilitation project will cost Macungie $6.6 million over eight years, according to a preliminary financial analysis.

The project, part of a regionwide effort to eliminate sewer overflows and comply with a 2009 administrative order, will more than double Macungie’s annual sewer expenditures from 2018 to 2025. Sewer rates, suffice to say, will rise sharply. […]

Macungie’s neighbor, Alburtis, will spend $2.3 million over the same period, which if spread equally year to year would increase its annual sewer expenditures approximately two-thirds.

Read the full article: Macungie, Alburtis face millions and millions in costs related to sewer rehab project