Frequently Asked Questions - General

Residential meters are read every three months and commercial meters are read every month.

The property owner is liable to pay the tenant’s unpaid bill for service rendered to the tenant by the Authority.

 Bills can be paid at the Beaver Falls Municipal Authority's office at 1425 Eighth Avenue in Beaver Falls during regular business hours. Also, there is a drop off box for after hours bill payment.

Residential customers are responsible for section of waterline from the shut off valve located near the edge of the street (curb stop) up to the water meter. Also all plumbing after the meter is the customer’s responsibility.

Checking for leaks at your meter.
First you need to turn off all water using appliances and fixtures. Then observe the small leak detection triangle that is located on the dial of your water meter. If this triangle is rotating (even very slightly), there is water leaking.

Checking for toilet leaks
Toilet leaks can be detected by adding a few drops of food coloring to the water in the toilet tank. Leave the food coloring in the tank for at least ten minutes. If colored water appears in the bowl, the toilet is leaking.

Beaver Falls Municipal Authority water contains approximately one part per million of Fluoride.

The hardness in 2007 ranged from 76 mg/l (4.44 grains/gal) to 140 mg/l (8.19 grains/gal).

For questions or to report problems: 724-846-2400