Highland Sewer and Water Authority is a (non-profit) municipal authority providing sanitary sewer service to over 5,500 customers in Geistown Borough and Richland Township and public water supply service to more than 10,000 direct customers throughout southeastern Cambria County with a service area encompassing seventeen (17) municipalities. Additionally, Highland provides "bulk" water to 13 smaller water utilities (Boroughs, Authorities, CO-Ops, etc.) which distribute and re-sell to their direct customers.
As such, Highland's water is used by over 40,000 persons, as well as by significant Commercial and Industrial users. The Authority's service area stretches from the upper parts of Stonycreek Township then northeast through the adjoining Geistown Borough, Richland Township, Adams Township and adjoining Borough and Townships ending at the southern border of Gallitzin Township. Click here to view a map of Highland's service area in a pop-up window.