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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Upper Uwchlan Township Septage Management Program

CHESTER SPRINGS, PA – In an effort to ensure sustainable water quality and comply with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulations, Upper Uwchlan Township is implementing a Septage Management Program. This program requires that owners of onsite septic systems have the systems pumped and inspected once every three years. The proposed ordinance has been reviewed by the Township’s Municipal Authority, the Pennsylvania DEP, and the Township’s Solicitor. The ordinance will be considered for adoption by the Board of Supervisors at their business meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

The draft ordinance, as well as an FAQ sheet about the program, are attached at the link. Property owners with questions about the ordinance and any of its requirements are encouraged to contact the Municipal Authority Administrator Matthew Brown at Authority@upperuwchlan-pa.gov or contact the Township offices at 610-458-9400.      

Upper Uwchlan Township is a Township of the Second class, population 11,500, located in central Chester County, PA. Visit us on the web at www.upperuwchlan-pa.gov. Like us on Facebook and Twitter @upperuwchlan.

  

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