Did You Know:

The first permanent water wells were hand dug during the Neolithic Age, also known
as the New Stone Age. The wells gave humans consistent access to water. Wells
dug around 6500 BC have been found in the Jezreel Valley. The availability of
water frequently determined the size of human settlements.

NHT Authority Board


The New Hanover Township Authority is the owner and financier of the Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Sanitary Sewage Collection System for New Hanover Township. The Authority’s Board is a five member, staggered term Authority authorized by the Authorities Act of 1945 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Meetings are held at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, 2990 Fagleysville Road, Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania 19525, at 6:30 PM on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month.

Current Authority Board Members:

� Thomas Miskiewicz, Chairman

�Douglass Muller, Vice Chairman

�Brian Hemingway, Secretary

�Michael Millman, Treasurer

�Rusty Oister, Member

� Siana, Bellwoar & McAndrew, LLP, Authority Solicitor

Duties and Responsibilities of the New Hanover Township Sewer Authority:

�Provides and owns the wastewater treatment facility and the sanitary sewer collection system and leases same to New Hanover Township for operation and management.

�Provides the Authority’s vision for an innovative and resilient sewage collection and treatment enterprise revolutionizing the recovery of valuable resources for sustainable communities.

�Coordinates with New Hanover Township on the appropriate treatment scenarios and engineering protocols for best long-term utilization of the sanitary sewer plant and the collection system.

�Finance all upgrades and expansions of the sanitary treatment facility and the collection system.

�Provides oversight of the operation and maintenance of the plant and collection system.

New Hanover Township Sewer Authority

2990 Fagleysville Road 
Gilbertsville, PA 19525 
Phone: 610-754-6432 
Fax: 610-754-1492 
Hours: 7:00AM – 3:00PM++

For Billing Questions

E-mail: ssallade@newhanover-pa.org 
Phone: 610-754-6432 
Fax: 610-754-1492+

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Superintendent: Gregory Rapp

E-mail: grapp@newhanover-pa.org 
Phone: 610-754-6432 
Fax: 610-754-1492++