SCMA’s Patrick Caulfield & Amy Batdorf receive PaWARN’s Prestigious 2023 Gold Star Award

Schuylkill County Municipal Authority’s Executive Director Patrick Caulfield and Assistant Executive Director Amy Batdorf, both recently received the 2023 PaWARN (Pennsylvania Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network) Gold Star Award in recognition of their exceptional commitment to emergency response and their dedication to mutual aid by utilizing PaWARN during the Mt. Laurel Emergency in the fall of 2022 that affected two State Correctional Institutions.

PennVest Loan Awarded to SCMA

Schuylkill County Municipal Authority was awarded a loan to construct a second water storage tank at the Broad Mountain Water Filtration and Treatment Facility in New Castle Township. The new tank will provide additional water storage, improving the ability of the municipal authority to prevent interruptions in water service in case of emergencies or required maintenance.

A Day Without Water

Join us in marking the 9th annual Imagine a Day Without Water National Day of Action! This October 19, join a tide of people from across the country raising awareness about the critical role water plays in our lives and the need to invest in our collective water future. Together, we can ensure that clean, accessible water will flow for generations to come.

#ValueWater #ImagineADayWithoutWater

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SCMA Awarded Grant and Loan for replacementof Lead Service Lines and Water mains in City of Pottsville
In 2023, SCMA was awarded a $5.24 million dollar grant, and offered a $3.44 million dollar low-interest loan service lines and watermains on portions of West Race Street, West Pierce Street, and Fairview Street in City of Pottsville

Following a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is maintaining a statewide drought watch. While not required, residents and non-farm businesses are encouraged to voluntarily conserve water by reducing their nonessential water use.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a drought watch for Schuylkill County. SCMA is asking ALL customers to conserve water by reducing individual water use by 3-6 gallons a day.
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That’s a wrap on #DrinkingWaterWeek! Thank you for celebrating with us, and we hope you join us for next year’s celebration!

Drinking Water Week 2023 

We’re celebrating #DrinkingWaterWeek by inviting you to learn about the how truly vital clean, safe water is in daily life and its role in protecting public health and the environment now and in the future.

Drinking Water Week 2023

It’s our job to make sure we’re delivering you safe, clean water at an affordable cost. For this year’s #DrinkingWaterWeek, we invite you to learn more about the hard work we do.

Drinking Water Week 2023

This year for #DrinkingWaterWeek, we are encouraging our community to learn more about climate response and #WaterResilience.