Lower Pottsgrove commissioners said Tuesday they would consider a local law to require video recordings of sewer laterals, only when homes are being sold, to find ground-water infiltrations that cost the township thousands of dollars annually.
Lower Pottsgrove Authority members are getting back together, live and in-person at the municipal building, for their remaining meetings through year-end. They have canceled the June 12 scheduled session, however.
There's little that's award-winning about replacing sewer mains. But if there was, just-completed work on Woodland Drive might take the prize, the Lower Pottsgrove Authority concluded Monday.
Plenty of project-related work is either under way or being contemplated this summer by board members of the Lower Pottsgrove Sewer Authority. Several discussions are on Monday night's meeting agenda.
A sewage sludge dryer that was out of action several months last year is running again in Pottstown. That's good news for Lower Pottsgrove, because the township relies on the borough for water treatment.
Real estate developers looking to build in Lower Pottsgrove in the past may have had to calculate several costs for proposed sewer usage, depending on their projects. The process was simplified Monday.
A leaking valve and gasket at the Sanatoga Lake sewer pumping station became a late-summer emergency for the Lower Pottsgrove Authority. The $50,000 cost to repair it won't be covered by insurers.
Several municipal government and school board meetings are scheduled for this week, according to their calendars and published legal notices.