Northampton Borough Municipal Authority (NBMA), formed in 1940, provides water service in the Boroughs of Northampton and North Catasauqua and Allen Township in Northampton County, and the Borough of Coplay, Whitehall Township and North Whitehall Township in Lehigh County.
NBMA has approximately 15,000 service connections, 175 miles of pipeline, over 1,000 fire hydrants and serves an average of 3.5 millions gallons of water per day to a population of approximately 50,000. Of NBMA's 15,000 customers, almost 13,700 are residential, and the rest are commercial, industrial, public and bulk sales customers.
Northampton Borough Municipal Authority has two surface water sources, the primary is the Lehigh River with additional supply available from the Spring Mill Reservoir.
NBMA is excited to announce that we now offer debit billing to our customers! Stop in our main office at 1 Clear Springs Drive in Northampton for more information.
The 2011 Water Quality Report is completed and posted for your convenience on this website. It is a good way to find out information about contaminant testing results and how the water you drink daily impacts your life.
Remember, even though it is 2012, this report if for the calendar year 2011. And teachers, it's a great tool to aid in water purification education in the classroom!