Luzerne Borough
144 Academy Street
Luzerne, PA 18709
P: (570) 287-7633 | F: (570) 287-7842
Office Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm

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“What’s Happening in Luzerne”


FEBRUARY 2021

Sewer Authority Meeting – Tuesday, February 2nd, 6:00 pm – Luzerne United Methodist Church, 446 Bennett Street, Luzerne, PA

Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, February 10th 6:00 pm – Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA

Meetings are open to the Public – CDC Guidelines Apply

Council/Officials

Stormwater

Regional Stormwater Management Program

In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is charged with regulating stormwater pursuant to the Clean Water Act (CWA). In 2016, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPI labeled approximately 19,000 mites Of rivers and streams in Pennsylvania impaired for water supply, aquatic life, recreation or fish consumption.

Stormwater runoff is one of the biggest reasons for impairment.

Under existing federal law, municipalities in Northeastern Pennsylvania must curb pollution of the Susquehanna River by as much as 10% in the next five years (2018-2023). Stormwater carries an immense amount Of pollution, including sediment. Car oil, lawn fertilizers and pesticides. Those pollutants have many negative impacts on our Streams and rivers.