Harford Prepares for Public Meetings on Countywide Water & Sewer Authority

An April 23 Baltimore Sun article reported that Harford County is preparing to schedule public meetings on the feasibility of creating a countywide water & sewer authority.  The meetings will be part of part of an estimated year-long study conducted by GHD Inc.  The cost of the study will be partly funded by the County and partly funded by the county’s three municipalities – Havre de Grace, Aberdeen, and Bel Air.

The authority would be a quasi-governmental agency to own and operate all the local water and sewer systems in Harford County.  …

The study will also sort through all aspects of transferring ownership of municipal and county systems to a quasi-independent water and sewer authority and assess the ripple effects on customer rates, employees and existing services.

The article also noted that the dates and minutes of the meetings will be posted on the County’s website.