News Announcements
"Ribbon Cutting" at the Elevated Water Tank

​Muhlenberg Township Water Authority will be holding the official “Ribbon Cutting” at the Elevated Water Tank located at the intersection of Stoudts Ferry Bridge Road and Tuckerton Road, April 21 from 10am to 2pm. The public is invited to join us for the event and have the opportunity to see what it took to paint the entire tank, as well as tour our Well #13 located on the same property. There will be displays by the Goodwill Fire Company showing how they use water. Inside the Fire Station you will be able to view a slide presentation of the tank painting project, as well as displays by other organizations, all having to do with the uses of water. Also on display will be some of the important vehicles we use to do our job of providing water to the residents of the Township. We hope you will join us for a few hour and learn more about water and it’s many uses.

• Opening Ceremony and Authority Board introduction

• Fire Department display

• Display on Source Water Protection

• Slide show of the painting process

• Slide show of MS4 (Storm Water and Water Conservation)

• Display of how water gets to your home from the Authority

• Games for the kids and adults

• Food will be available to support the Goodwill Fire Company

• Tour of the Authority’s Well #13

Trash and Recycling Pickup

Due to inclement weather, trash and recycling collection will be pushed back one day. Pickup scheduled for Thursday, March 8th will now be picked up Friday, March 9th. Pickup scheduled for Friday, March 9th will now be picked up Saturday, March 10th. You can expect some delays, we thank you for your understanding and patience.

Smart Meter Installation

​​Next month Met-Ed will begin installing smart meters for all our customers in the portion of our service territory served by the Reading service center. Deployment will begin in March 2018 and will continue through December 2018.  

As you may recall, installation of smart meter technology was included in the PA Act 129 Legislation passed in 2008 and requires electric distribution companies to deploy smart meter technology for all their Pennsylvania customers.​

This step toward a more modernized electric system will enable automated meter readings and enhance our ability to respond to outages faster and more efficiently. Plus, once the meters are fully operational, customers will have access to more detailed energy information to help them better understand their electricity use – which means they can then make informed decisions on how to manage and control their electricity consumption.

Our contractor, Wellington Energy, will soon be installing smart meters on the homes and businesses in your community. To support the installation of this new technology, we will be sending customers information in the mail before meter installation occurs. Our customer contact center at 1-800-545-7741 is available to answer customers' questions about the program and installation schedule. Met-Ed Smart Meter Installer Info.pdfView Met-Ed Smart Meter Installer Info about Employee ID's and Truck identification.

Please note: the installation of a smart meter does not mean that the meter location on the structure changes. In nearly all cases, the meter location will remain the same and it will be no more or less apparent than the existing meter is now.

Information on smart meter technology, security and privacy, safety and FAQ is available on our website at   

Dog Walker Watch

DOG WALKER WATCH.jpgMuhlenberg's Dog Walker Watch featured on WFMZ - 
Do you ever wonder if you can do anything to help prevent crime in your community?  Do you walk your dog in your neighborhood? Don’t have a lot of time to give to a crime watch group but still want to help?

Then Dog Walker Watch could be for you! Dog Walker Watch is a new program coming to Muhlenberg Township, hosted by the Muhlenberg Township Police Department and brought to you by the National Association of Town Watch. -->Read More

Muhlenberg Township Goes Mobile with Official App, GoTo Muhlenberg

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The “GoTo Muhlenberg” App. is the official platform though which residents, business owners and visitors can report their concerns. With this tool, users can submit, track and view nearby service requests through their smartphones, online, and via phone. Residents can benefit from the in-app widgets to find information about events, public facilities, trash pickup, and many more activities. The app is free and is available now! Download it today! The official press release
can be viewed here.
You can also submit requests online at GoToMuhlenberg

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Medication Drop Box

Drop off your expired or unused, prescribed and over-the-counter medications in the lobby at the Muhlenberg Township Municipal Building. Community members can utilize this drop box to ensure that medications will not end up in the wrong hands but rather properly disposed of.

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5th Street Highway/Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Project

The Fifth Street Highway / Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Plan provides a detailed blueprint that enables Muhlenberg Township to create an inviting and vibrant corridor that encourages people to live, work, play and visit. The specific infrastructure improvements, land use recommendations and market uses are provided within the pages of the Plan. Action steps and funding strategies are outlined so that the Township may take incremental steps to strategically change the dynamics of the corridor, which will ultimately strengthen and improve its retail environment and appearance.

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