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Troy Borough Sewer

There is an increase in the sewer rate for 2016.  The rate increased from $6.72 per 1,000 gallons in 2015 to $$7.52 per 1,000 gallons in 2016.  This equals an increase of $0.0008 per gallon.

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE WASTEWATER SYSTEM

 

Troy Borough’s collection system consists of a combination of 4-inch, 6-inch and 10-inch gravity sewers.  In 2001 Troy Township tied into the borough’s collection system an additional 25,000 feet of 10-inch line.  The collection system in the borough and township are strictly sanitary sewers.  Troy Township has a pump station at Alparon Park that conveys the wastewater from that line to the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).  That is the only pump station in the system.

Constructed in 1988, Troy Borough’s WWTP is an activated sludge oxidation ditch that discharges to Sugar Creek under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.  The WWTP processes consist of grit removal, raw sewage pumping, an activated sludge oxidation ditch, final settling and chlorination.  Waste sludge is discharged from the secondary clarifiers to two aerobic sludge holding tanks.  These tanks are periodically decanted with the supernatant being returned to the head of the treatment plant where it is mixed with incoming raw sewage and re-processed.

The WWTP is permitted for an annual average hydraulic capacity of 0.400 MGD and a maximum monthly hydraulic capacity of 0.491 MGD.  The WWTP’s permitted organic loading is 910 pounds of BOD per day.

Sewer Use Ordinance

The sewer use ordinance prohibits the discharge of water from downspouts and basement drains into the boroughs system.  This ordinance also requires industries to obtain a permit from the borough prior to their connection to the WWTP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On-Line Bill Pay

 

Troy Borough
49 Elmira Street
Troy, PA 16947

 

Phone: 570-297-2966
Fax: 570-297-4757
After Hours Emergency:
570-529-2993

Borough Police: 570-297-2423
Emergency: 911

 

Hours Of Operation:
Mon - Fri 8am to 4pm