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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Possible sale of the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority

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Starting May 12, meetings will be conducted online to discuss the potential sale of the Municipality’s wastewater collection and conveyance system to Aqua Pennsylvania. Aqua has made a bid for $82 million to purchase the authority which provides services to Norristown and West Norriton. You can find information about the sale below with documents and video recaps of the meetings.Questions/comments are welcomed at

Upcoming meetings

The next meeting discussing the sale of the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority will be at the Council Work Session on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. Council will consider adoption of Ordinance 20-11 that will officially sell the NMWA to Aqua (see the Documents section below). Public comment for this meeting is through email only! Please send public comment on this agenda item to to be part of the official meeting record.


Frequently Asked Questions: You can read a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) in this PDF document. 

Meeting Powerpoint presentation: To view the Powerpoint presentation from the May 12, May 28 and June 9 meetings please click this link to open and download the document.

Public comment: A PDF was created showing the public comment received at You can read the public comments submitted through email right here.

Ordinance: Here is the ordinance that is being advertised for sale of the sewer system. Council is expected to vote on the ordinance at their June 16 work session meeting.

Asset Purchase Agreement: Asset Purchase Agreement 

Schedule to the Asset Purchase Agreement: Schedule to the Asset Purchase Agreement

Meeting Video

May 28 Community meeting

May 12 (informational meeting): 

View the presentation from this meeting here.

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