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Office Hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Phone: 215-536-4733
If you have an emergency after office hours, please call 267-374-9381.

Sewer service for the township is provided by the Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority.
Their phone number is 215-343-2538.

Richland Township Water Authority provides water to the following developments:

Academy Place
Arbours at Morgan Creek
Beaver Run
Brayton Gardens
Brayton Gardens II
Claridon Court
The Elms

Heather Valley
Hidden Ponds
Hunters Crossing
Morgan Creek
Regency Manor
Renaissance at Morgan Creek
Richland Court

Richland Greene
Richland Place
Spring Meadows
Tollgate Landing
Walnut Bank Farms

Water is also provided to some properties on Route 309, Trumbauersville Road, Station Road,
Heller Road,N. Ambler Street, N. Penrose Street, Woodland Avenue, and Mill Road.


If you have a water softener, put it on bypass. If the pressure returns, your water softener may need to be serviced. NOTE: water softeners need to be serviced every 8-10 years. If you don't have a water softener, the problem could be the pressure reducing valve.


Click on the Municipay logo at right to be transferred to the payment site.
The Richland Township Water Authority offers you the ability to pay your bill online. A third party service fee of 2.65% (minimum $3.00) will apply to cardholders who wish to pay with a credit card or a VISA debit card. Nationwide Payment Solutions is an authorized Level I PCI-DSS third-party processor of these regulated convenience fees.

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Document in Adobe PDF format includes:
Water Service Application
Plumbing Permit
Well Abandonment Form
Water Service Installation Instructions


Document in Adobe PDF format includes:
Procedures for Water Request
Request for Water Service Application
Application Fee Schedule
Preliminary Agreement
Plan Review Fees
Tapping Fees

Hardness: 20-25 grains
We recommend having your water softener company test for calcium/magnesium to determine your hardness level.

Iron level: 0.025 mg/liter
pH level: 6.43 to 6.73
Water pressure: 76-100 psi
(varies depending on address)


Operational fee:$20.00 per quarter
0 to 18,000 gallons:$4.00 per thousand gallons
18,001 to 25,000 gallons:$4.50 per thousand gallons
25,001 to 35,000 gallons:$5.50 per thousand gallons
35,001 gallons and over$8.00 per thousand gallons

At these rates, our average residential customer will pay about $360 per year for water, which is equivalent to about $1.00 per day for an entire household’s daily water supply. For an average household of three people, the cost is 33 cents per person per day. 76% of our customers use up to 18,000 gallons of water per quarter.


Bills are sent quarterly in March, June, September and December. A delinquent notice will be sent to customers who have not paid their bill by the due date. This notice will be sent 45 days after the original billing date, and will give three weeks notice before a shut off date.


A DEP Tier I Regulation, effective May 2010, mandates that water companies have the ability to personally notify all of their customers within 24 hours in the event of an emergency. A Tier 1 Emergency would cause adverse health effects as a result of short-term exposure.

All RTWA customers should have provided our office with emergency contact information. NOTE: If your information has changed, please notify the office at your earliest convenience.

If you have not provided this information, or if you need to make changes, please email Dianne McLane or call the office at 215-536-4733. You can also fax your information to 215-536-0205. We will need your home phone number, plus an email address and cell phone number, if available.

Meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the Township Building, 1328 California Road

Board Members:
Ken Mitchell, Chairman
Chris Vanelli, Vice Chairman
Zane Stauffer
Brian Foster
Bill Rosson

Tim Arnold, Executive Director
Dianne McLane, Office Manager
Tim Gluck, Operations
Van Cleef Engineering, Engineer
Rudolph Clarke LLC, Solicitor

2019 Meeting Schedule:
January 10
February 14
March 14
April 11
May 9
June 13
July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10
November 14
December 12