The Wastewater Department is owned and operated by the Borough of North East through the North East Borough Sewer Authority. The department maintains approximately 20 miles of sanitary sewer and two activated sludge treatment plants capable of treating up to 2.9 million gallons per day. Our sewer plants are specifically designed to handle extremely volatile organic waste and is sized for any growth in North East. Our staff is fully licensed and certified by the Commonwealth and effluent is maintained to extremely tight standards–in some cases tighter than what is required for drinking water systems. The residents and users of our natural resources can be assured that water quality is not compromised in any way.
If you are experiencing sewer problems, you can contact the North East Borough Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 pm or you can contact the Wastewater Department 814-725-4294. After hours emergencies should be reported to (814) 898-3333 and clearly state your name, address and location of the water emergency.
For billing questions, contact the Borough Hall at (814) 725-8611, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.