Northumberland Borough Sewer Department

Providing wastewater services to the Borough of Northumberland

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday; 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

If you are experiencing a sewer emergency, please call 570-415-6738. This number is for sewer emergencies only. 

If you have a billing question, please call the sewer department office at 570-473-1992.

The sewer committee meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the 2nd Street Community Center, located at the corner of 2nd and Orange Streets.


Please address billing questions to 570-473-1992 during business hours, Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 2:00pm, or email

Sewer invoices are generated quarterly - February, May, August and November.

A flat rate of $90 is assessed to each property, and you will be billed a usage rate of $5.50 per 1,000 gallons of water used. For example, if you used 5,000 gallons of water, your usage would be $27.50 bringing your total bill to $117.50 for the quarter. This information is imported into our system directly from the PA American Water Co. If you have a well, your quarterly invoice will be a Treatment fee of $148.08 only.

The flat rate is for the month before, the month of and the month after the invoice. The usage portion is the 2 months prior with treatment following the flat rate schedule.

February flat is for January, February and March, and usage is from November, December and January.
May flat is for April, May and June, and usage is from February, March and April.
August flat is for July, August and September, and usage is from May, June and July.
November flat is for October, November and December, and usage is from August, September and October.


Pay or view bills online via Munibilling

Safe and Secure   Your information is kept confidential and is 100% secure, backed by the highest safety standards.

Eco-friendly   Paying online reduces paper use and is an easy way to help the environment.

Fast and Easy   No registration is required for "One Time Pay", the fastest way to pay online and confirm payment. Automatic withdrawal and credit card payments are available with a registered account.

Auto-Pay Please note that if you sign up for auto-pay, your payment will automatically withdraw from your account on the 28th of the month.

Processing Fees Please be advised Munibilling chages a fee of $1.00 fee for e-check transactions, and the following fees for credit card transactions:


    American Express Not Accepted
$0.01-$50.00 = $1.49 Processing Fee
$50.01-$100.00 = $2.94 Processing Fee
$100.01-$150.00 = $4.39 Processing Fee
$150.01-$200 = $5.84 Processing Fee
$200.01-$5000.00 = 2.99% Processing Fee

Pay by Check
Make checks payable to:
Northumberland Borough Sewer Department

Mail payments to:
PO Box 325
Northumberland, PA 17857

Pay in person at:
Northumberland National Bank
245 Front Street
Northumberland, PA 17857

or at the Drive Through
135 Queen Street
Northumberland, PA 17857

Sewer Department Complaint Form

For complaints regarding the ongoing sewer inspection and cleaning work being conducted throughout the Borough, please use this  Complaint form

Print then fill out the form, and email it to:

Contact the Sewer Department

If you are experiencing a sewer emergency, please call 570-415-6738. This number is for sewer emergencies only.

For non-emergencies, call us during regular business hours, Monday-Thursday from 8:00am-2:00pm, or fill out the form below, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.  We look forward to hearing from you!  

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