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 amoung our customers."

“Doing our part to preserve the Our Environment” 

 
 

Leak Calculator


MAWSA Leak Calculator 

Click here for the full  PDF document  of the Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority Leak Calculator.

A continues leak from a pipe or fixture could waste water in the amounts stated. The leak dollar amount is based on the Authorities current rate per gallon of water.


 

Leak Gallons Per Quarter (GPQ) @ 60 PSI line pressure Gallons Per Day (GPD) Gallons Per Minute (GPM) 4 Quarters or 1 year leak (GPY)
1/16" hole                74,000                       822                       0.5710                    300,111  
1/8" hole                296,000                   3,289                       2.2840                 1,200,444  
3/16" hole              666,000                   7,400                       5.1389                 2,701,000  
1/4" hole            1,181,500                 13,128                       9.1165                 4,791,639  
1/2" hole              5,481,000                 60,900                    42.2917                22,228,500  
Dripping Faucet                     1,350                         15                       0.0104                         5,475  
Leaking Toilet                  64,800                       720                       0.5000                    262,800  
Drip Irrigation              1,296,000                 14,400                    10.0000                 5,256,000  
Watering Garden for 2 hours @5GPM                  54,000                       600                       0.4167                    219,000  
Watering Garden for 2 hours @10GPM                108,000                   1,200                       0.8333                    438,000  
Unattended water hose 1 night @ 10 GPM                  16,200                       180                       0.1250                       65,700  
Broken Water service line @ 15 GPM              1,944,000                 21,600                    15.0000                 7,884,000  
Stuck Ice Maker                269,200                   2,991                       2.0772                 1,091,756
Stuck Check Valve in washing machine                 1,036,800                 11,520                  240.0000                 4,204,800