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Celebrate National GIS Day with LCA

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You probably didn’t know that Wednesday is National GIS Day. In fact, many of you are probably scratching your heads and thinking, “I don’t even know what GIS is!

GIS, or Geographic Information System, is a way to capture, manage, analyze and present geographically referenced data. In short, it’s a type of computerized...

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Are your pipes and water meter protected from freezing?

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It’s been a chilly fall so far, with multiple freeze and frost warnings. If you haven’t already, it’s time to winterize the house, protect those pipes and wrap that meter — before temperatures drop any lower.

Remember that while Lehigh County Authority owns the meter, the water customer is responsible for protecting it. If the water meter...

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Unusually High Water Bill? Here’s What to Do Next

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Did you receive a water bill that seems much higher than it...

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Imagine a Day Without Water

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Can you imagine a day without water? No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close. Firefighters couldn't put out fires, and farmers couldn't water their crops.

A single nationwide day without water service would put $43.5 billion in...

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Emergency Preparedness: Making A Plan Can Save Lives

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Hurricane Florence is on the doorstep of the Carolinas, and the National Hurricane Center is calling the massive storm, with its sustained winds of up to 130 mph, "life-threatening.”

Though it looks like the South will take the brunt of Florence, it’s not just the coastal states that are at risk. The greater Lehigh Valley region...

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The beauty of … bacteria?

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This is a beautiful photo — but what’s even more beautiful...

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Lots of Rain = Lots of Mosquitoes. Here's How to Fight Back

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With all the rain we’ve been having this summer, you can be sure the mosquitoes are out in full force. Torrential downpours have left standing water anywhere it can pool: in puddles, in discarded tires, in tree stumps, in the folds of tarps, even in toys left outside. They all make perfect breeding grounds for...

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Anglers, boaters asked to help stop spread of invasive species found in Little Lehigh

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Tiny New Zealand Mudsnail poses big threat

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is asking anglers and boaters to help prevent the spread of an invasive species, the New Zealand Mudsnail, by cleaning their gear after leaving one waterway and before entering another.

Cleaning fishing gear and boats is always a good practice...

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Allentown not alone in need for water infrastructure upgrades

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There’s no getting around the fact that costly upgrades are needed for Allentown’s more than 600 miles of aging water and sewer lines. Over the next 45 years, LCA expects to spend $1.3 billion on infrastructure improvements in the city.

But Allentown and LCA aren’t alone in this...

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The High Cost of Solving Difficult Problems in Allentown

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Twenty years ago, I was drawn to apply for a job at Lehigh County Authority. Until then I had taken my tap water for granted, but it was the team's dedication and the opportunity to serve my community that made it seem like a cool place to work.

Over the next two...

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