Sewer Authority

After Hours Emergency – Please call 570-544-2333

 2020 Meeting Dates

January 22, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020 – CANCELLED
April 22, 2020
May 27, 2020
June 24, 2020
July 22, 2020
August 26, 2020
September 23, 2020
October 28, 2020
November 18, 2020 (Third Wednesday)
December 16, 2020 (Third Wednesday)



 Ray Sukeena, Supervisor
Joseph Carvajal

Sewer Authority Board

Jeff Enders
Term expires: 12-31-2020

Richard DiBiase – Treasurer
Term expires: 12-31-2021

Albert Bobinas
Term expires: 12-31-2022

Thomas Eltringham – Chairman
Term expires: 12-31-2023

Jeremy Olenick
Term expires: 12-31-2024

Gloria Capik –  Secretary

Meeting Minutes

sewer jan 2020 report
sewer feb 2020 report
march cancelled
sewer April 2020 report
sewer May 2020 report
sewer June 2020 report

sewer Jan 2019 report
sewer Feb 2019 report
sewer March 2019 report
sewer April 2019 report
sewer May 2019 report

sewer July 2019 report
sewer aug 2019 report
sewer sept 2019 report
sewer oct 2019 report
sewer nov 2019 report
sewer dec 2019 report

sewer Jan 2018 report
sewer Feb 2018 report
sewer March 2018 report
sewer April 2018 report
sewer May 2018 report
sewer june 2018 report
sewer july 2018 report
sewer Aug 2018 report
sewer Sept 2018 report

sewer dec2018 report

sewer January 2017 report
ewer February 2017 report
sewer March 2017 report
sewer April 2017 report
Sewer May 2017
Sewer June 2017
Sewer July2017
Sewer Aug2017
Sewer Sept 2017
Sewer Oct 2017
sewer November 2017
Sewer Dec 2017

Sewer Authority meetings= 4th Wednesday of each month, 7PM @ Council Chambers

Council Sewer Committee

Stephen Darosh, Chairman
Jamie Kuehn, Vice-Chairman


As you may be aware the Minersville Borough, Water, and Sewer has added two other options for bill payment, online payment and direct withdrawal. Please understand these are optional was to pay, you may continue to pay by cash, check or money order payments at our office Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or mail payments to our office at 2 E Sunbury Street, Minersville.

You will now be able to pay online by credit/debit card or by e-check.  There are separate fees associated with this option that would be added to the payment.  To make the payments online you will need the account and pin number.  Please note if you have multiple accounts you will have a separate pin number for each account.  Should you lose your pin number, please contact our office and we will send a letter to your billing address with the pin number.  Pin numbers will not be given out over the phone.

Direct withdrawal payments will be taken from the bank account on the billing due date.

Should you have any questions regarding the new payment options, please feel free to contact our office at 570-544-2149.

Online Payment Instructions



Our Sewer Department has been receiving an increase in sewer blockage calls.  Please remember if you are experiencing a sewer issue in your home, your first call should be to your plumber.   The Sewer Department is only responsible from your curb line to the main.   If you have a joint sewer line with a neighbor, you should contact the other party on the line to make arrangements for repairs.  Below are some tips on what not to flush down your toilet/drains to help prevent sewer issues before they begin:

Feminine Products – Tampons and other feminine hygiene products are not supposed to be flushed down the toilet.

Cooking Grease/Food – Grease should never be poured down any drain, period. It may look like a liquid that can easily be dumped down a drain, but when it cools, it will congeal and clog up your pipes. Collect your grease in a glass jar and throw it in the trash.

Baby Wipes/Wet Wipes/Cleaning Pads – These “adult baby wipes” are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. They are also increasingly causing clogs and backups in sewage pipes. If you must use these, throw them away in the trash can. Flushing wet wipes can easily turn into an expensive problem when you have to call a plumber to snake your toilet.

Dental Floss – Floss is not biodegradable and can cause serious clogs and environmental damage.

Q-tips/Cotton Balls – You might think that cotton will break down but they don’t! They will clump together, causing blockages at bends in the pipes.

Diapers – Just because there is human waste inside does not mean that they are OK to flush. Diapers are made to expand in water. In the unlikely case you actually get the diaper to flush, it will likely cause a blockage.

Pills – They have toxic effects on groundwater supplies.  There are pill drop off locations in the county for more information, check out this site:

Paper Towels/Tissues – If you use paper towels, throw them in the trash, not the toilet. Tissues and paper towels are not made to dissolve like toilet paper; throw them in the trash.

Cigarette Butts – Cigarettes are full of toxic chemicals that end up going straight into the groundwater supply. If you have to smoke, throw the butts away properly.