Rules & Regulations

We are a publicly owned and operated utility under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PA PUC). Each year, water and wastewater tariffs are submitted to the PA PUC for review and approval. Our tariffs govern all rates, rules, and regulations that we must follow to provide service to our customers. Some items addressed in the tariffs include:

  • Meter Rates
  • Permit Fees
  • Water Termination for Non-Payment Procedures
  • Bill Discount Programs
  • Water/Sewer Line Installation Requirements
  • Service Lateral Ownership and Maintenance Responsibilities
  • Dye Testing Regulations


Our initial PA PUC-approved tariffs became effective March 1, 2019.  The most currently effective PA PUC-approved tariffs become effective January 15, 2023.

Water Tariff

Wastewater Tariff

Stormwater Tariff

Supplemental Service Conditions

Procedures for Developers

Customer Rights

As a customer of PWSA, the PA PUC provides for certain protections and opportunities. Our Customer Rights page outlines the Responsible Utility Customer Protection Act and your rights and responsibilities as a utility customer.