Incorporated October 26, 1939



Our mission is "To provide safe and reliable water and wastewater services in an efficient, cost effective

and environmentally friendly manner resulting in a high level of satisfaction among our customers."



Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority (MAWSA) is a small water and wastewater Authority supplying approximately 3,000 water and 2,300 wastewater customers in the Manheim area. The area of service is the Borough of Manheim and portions of Penn and Rapho Townships, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

MAWSA's current customer water demand is roughly 450,000 gallons of water per day (GPD) with a permitted capacity of 1,050,000 GPD and SRBC draw capacity of 936,000 GPD. The wastewater plant permit capacity is 2,300,000 GPD hydraulic and organic capacity, with average flows of 800,000 GPD from residential, commercial, and industrial customers. MAWSA also receives and treats an average of 83,000 gallons of hauled waste and septage from various haulers and sites.



There is an online bill pay website that appears to be affiliated with MAWSA that it is not. is a third-party website that allows people to pay their bills via their site; however, may charge you extra fees, and MAWSA cannot control when we will receive the payments from, possibly resulting in late payments and associated, as well as disruption of service. To make sure you are paying MAWSA directly, visit use our "Bill Pay" link to the right or go to our payments page to do the same. The web portal for payments is also printed on your monthly statement.

If you receive suspicious phone calls, mail, or emails, from someone claiming to be a representative of MAWSA, requesting payment, please call us at the phone number printed on your monthly statement and ask for one of our office staff members (found on our staff page).

MAWSA Staff is reviewing records pertaining to unclosed projects. We have recognized that not all inspections were completed or received a follow up. We may contact you via bill message to request an appointment to update our records. Messages from MAWSA will appear on one of the two red circled areas on your billing statement.

Please be sure to read your monthly statements.  

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