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The Plum Creek Municipal Authority will hold its monthly 2021 Board meetings at 6:00 p.m.
via ZOOM on the following dates: February 16th, March 16th, April 20th, May 18th, June 15th,
July 20th, and August 17th. Information for the meetings for September through December will
be published at a later date. The public may attend the meeting by registering in advance at

Or log into the meeting using the ZOOM app with Meeting ID 822 9518 5315 and Passcode 630308.

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Click here for information about the PENNVEST Homeowner Septic Loan Program. PENNVEST helps
qualified homeowners obtain low-cost loans for costs related to septic replacement or repair.

Click here to read the Sewage Facilities Alternatives Analysis Summary.

Click here to read the FULL Sewage Facilities Alternatives Analysis.

The PCMA Business Office will be closed to the public until further notice.
Payments can be made by mail via checks and money orders, and by phone for credit
card payments. Also, the PCMA has a drop box by the entrance to its business
office building/sewage treatment plant for payments. Thank you for your trust in
the PCMA office personnel but please do not deposit cash in the PCMA's drop box.

The PCMA's sewage pump truck is running as usual, but the sewage plant office is
also closed to the public. Essential operations such as well maintenance and sewage
plant processing is addressed every day.

Thank you for your patience as we take the necessary steps as directed by
Governor Wolf's and the CDC's distancing and closure instructions.

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The Plum Creek Municipal Authority (PCMA) was formerly known as the Lake Wynonah Municipal Authority. The name of the Authority was changed early in 2010. The Authority was formed by South Manheim and Wayne Townships in 1970 to address the sewage and water needs in Lake Wynonah, a second-home development created in the early 1970's. The PCMA is managed by a Board of Supervisors which consists of three members appointed by South Manheim Township and two members appointed by Wayne Township. Originally the development was intended to accommodate "summer" homes with individual holding tanks for sewage. A sewage treatment plant was constructed for treatment of sewage collected (via pump truck) from the holding tanks with the possibility of installing a central sewage collection system in the future. As time passed, the homes in the development evolved into full-time residences. In addition, a subsequent study determined that a central sewage collection system was economically impractical. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) allowed new homes to be constructed using conventional on-lot sewage disposal systems with the understanding that both Wayne and South Manheim would develop and adopt a sewage management program for the development of Lake Wynonah.

PCMA Well and Water Storage Tank The development encompasses 1476 acres including two freshwater lakes. The homes in the development are distributed around the two lakes. Currently, there are 1,226 homes in the development. Of the 1,214 homes, approximately 149 still utilize holding tanks. The PCMA's sewage department consists of a sewage plant and 2 sewage pump trucks. Its water supply and distribution system consists of 4 deep-drilled wells, one pumping booster station, one 250,000-gallon water storage tank, one 1,000,000-gallon water storage tank, and over 30 miles of distribution piping. The PCMA has an office that is open five days a week to provide public access to the Authority. The business office, water system, sewage system, and all field operations are operated, maintained, and administered with a total of four full-time employees and a contracted manager.

The PCMA's mailing address is:

Plum Creek Municipal Authority
686 Berne Drive
Auburn, PA 17922

If you need general information or have questions concerning your water or sewage bill, please call the PCMA business office at 570-754-7222 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call the sewage treatment plant at 570-754-7505 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for holding tank pumps, septic pumps, and other sewage related matters, for water irregularities such as discolored water, for meter repairs, and for other water related matters.

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