Greater Greensburg Sewage Authority

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Greater Greensburg Sewage Authority
Municipal Authority overview
Headquarters210 W. Otterman St.
Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

The Greater Greensburg Sewage Authority is a publicly operated municipal authority that treats sewage from households and businesses throughout of the city of Greensburg, the boroughs of South Greensburg and Southwest Greensburg, and portions of Hempfield Township, all located in central Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Service Statistics[edit]

The treatment plant,[1] located off of Route 119 in Hempfield Township, serves 9,800 customers and treats 6.75 million gallons of wastewater daily into Jack's Run.

Board of directors[edit]

GGSA has a 7-member board of directors,[2] which the bylaws include three persons from the City of Greensburg, two from South Greensburg Borough, and two from Southwest Greensburg Borough. There are the following positions on the BOD, including:

  • Chairman
  • Vice Chairman
  • 2nd Vice Chairman
  • Secretary
  • Assistant Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Assistant Treasurer

There is also a consulting engineer and a solicitor that make up the BOD as well.

Capital Improvements[edit]

Greater Greensburg Sewage Authority has invested more than $15 million in capital improvements[3] to the treatment plant and sewer system over the past 20 years, including expanding the plant from its former capacity of 2.5 million gallons a day to its current capacity, and separating storm and sanitary sewer lines per the Stormwater Management Act #174. Future projects include increasing the treatment plant's size to 9.2 million gallons per day capacity. Presently, GGSA is working on equalizing combined sewer overflows (CSO's) at the treatment plant.


  1. ^ "Greater Greensburg Sewer Authority Homepage". Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2011-02-06.
  2. ^ "GGSA - Personnel". Archived from the original on 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2011-02-06.
  3. ^ "GGSA - Capital Improvements". Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2011-02-06.

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