Upper Gwynedd Township Wastewater Treatment Facility
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Wastewater Treatment Facility

The Upper Gwynedd Township Wastewater Treatment Facility has been servicing the Township for almost half a Century.  Located off Township Line Road, in the southeast section of the Township, the Treatment Facility discharges its high quality effluent to the Wissahickon Creek.  The Facility operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is currently staffed with eight employees under the directions of Lee Honeywell, Plant Superintendent.  The Facility is equipped to handle 4.5 million gallons a day of sewage.  The Facility not only handles Upper Gwynedd but also services portions of Worcester, Whitpain, Lower Gwynedd, and Montgomery Townships.  There is currently over 77 miles of sewer lines and 5 pump stations which convey the sewage for treatment.

Along with the continued operation of the Facility, Staff is responsible for the maintenance of all conveyance lines in the Township to insure uninterrupted service for its customers.  These efforts include the cleaning and televising of sewer lines to prevent blockages.  On-going inspections help to avert potential problems.  Upper Gwynedd's concern for the environment and the issues we face today is certainly reflected in the efforts of Staff at the Wastewater Facility.

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NameTitleTelephone
Lee HoneywellSuperintendent(215) 699-5824

To report an after-hours sewer emergency dial 215-699-5824 or 911.
For non-emergency sewer and billing questions please call 215-699-7777.

 

Lee Honeywell, Superintendent

Lee Honeywell ThumbnailLee Honeywell began his career with Upper Gwynedd in 1978, hired as a Wastewater Treatment Operator, pending State Certification. Upon receiving his Operator's License, he then held various positions within the treatment facility. In 1993, he advanced to Superintendent. In this position, Lee has overseen several plant expansions. He is an active member of P.W.E.A. and E.P.W.P.C.O.A., holding a Class A License for Wastewater Treatment. Lee attends annual continuing education classes related to state guidelines in order to maintain a high standard of water quality and service to the Upper Gwynedd community.

Although currently a resident of Towamencin, Lee still considers North Wales Borough his hometown. Lee resided in North Wales for 50 years; he grew up and raised his own family in the Borough. He is a proud graduate of the North Penn School District, North Penn High School class of 1971.

Lee is an avid walker, jogger, and cyclist. He also enjoys gardening/landscaping and do-it-yourself home projects.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454

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