Sanitary Sewer Rates

Explanation Of Your Hampton Shaler Water Authority Rates


Every resident having access to a public sewer line must pay the following charges:

ALCOSAN (Allegheny County Sanitary Authority) Sewer Service


All waste water from Shaler Township residential and commercial structures is conveyed via sanitary sewer main lines to a regional treatment plant owed by Allegheny County. Your water/sewer bill includes three charges: one for meter or unmetered water usage and ALCOSAN for the treatment of waste water and SHALER OR GIRTY’S SEWER for the maintenance of the sanitary sewer mains that transport the waste water to the treatment agency.  

ALCOSAN is a rate setting authority and these rates are reflected on your bi-monthly water and sewer bill from Hampton Shaler Water Authority.  The following information is provided to you from the ALCOSAN website: www.alcosan.com

Alcosan's Clean Water Assistance Fund link

2022 rates are a flat quarterly customer service charge of $20.45, plus a usage fee of $9.73 for each thousand gallons used. Any questions regarding Alcosan rates should be directed to ALCOSAN at 412-766-6696.

2021 rates are a flat quarterly customer service charge of $19.11, plus a usage fee of $9.10 per 1,000 gallons of water usage. Any questions regarding Alcosan rates should be directed to ALCOSAN at 412-766-6696.

Shaler Sewer Charges or Girty's Run Sewer Charges


Residents of Shaler Township reside in either the Girty's Run or Shaler Township sewer area. Residents are charged one of the above charges but cannot be charged for both. Your service area is noted in the summary of charges on your quarterly water/sewer bill. These charges are assessed to maintain the sanitary sewer lines used to transport the solid waste to the ALCOSAN treatment plant. Current charges for either of these service areas follows:

Shaler Sewer Charge


Basic service charge of $6.75 per thousand, usage charge of $2.50 per 1,000 gallons.

Girty's Sewer Charge


$3.50 per 1,000 gallons. Minimum charge of 3,000 gallons usage = $11.50

Girty's Run charges are assessed by the Girty's Run Joint Sewer Authority. Questions regarding these rates should be directed to 412-821-3497.