Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority meets, gets project updates

The Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority met in regular session on March 24 and got updates on upcoming projects.

Jim Venture of PVE, the authority’s engineering firm, said the he was finishing up the paperwork for the Bradford Street water line project. He was hoping the work could begin late spring or early summer.

The authority approved awarded the paving bid to BK Asphalt of Punxsutawney. The company will be used on an as-needed basis.

Systems Manager Robert Crosby reported the parts had come in for the hydrant on Mable Street so that work can be completed. He told Reynlow Community News the parts had been ordered in September of last year but supply chain issues caused a long delay.

The authority also approved a motion to purchase three water chlorinators water treatment plant at a cost of $1400 apiece. The existing units are 30 years old.

In the sewer authority meeting, Venture reported the required Chapter 94 report has been completed and sent to the Pennsylvania department of Environmental Protection. The report summarizes the sewage discharge rate for the past year. He said it shows a 97% capture rate.

Systems Manager Crosby reported the repair project on the 5th Street Lift Station will start as soon as some parts come in, again citing supply chain issues for the delay. Once that work is completed, plans are to work on the second pump.

The next authority meeting is schedule for April 28 at 5 p.m.

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