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Emergency Sewer Backups/Sewer Maintenance

Emergency Sewer Backups

Sewer calls will be handled by Aqua, and not Cheltenham Township. 

If you have a sewer emergency, please contact Aqua PA call center 24/7 at (877) 987-2782.

Sewer emergencies include:
  • your toilet or sink overflows.
  • your drain makes a gurgling sound.
  • you smell a sewer odor.
  • your drains work poorly during a heavy rain.
  • water coming out of manholes.

Aqua now owns and manages Cheltenham Township's sewer system - please do not email or call the Township or Commissioners for sewer issues.

Sewer Tips

  • Don’t flush diapers, paper towels, baby wipes, wet wipes, medications or any other material – except toilet paper and human waste – into toilets.
  • Minimize the use of garbage disposals.
  • Don’t dump cooking grease into drains. (See Fats, Oils and Grease Ordinance.)
  • The Township will not be responsible or be liable for damages and/or losses that occurred due to the negligence or the fault of another party.
  • Tips of avoiding sewer back-ups and drain clogs

 
 
 
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