Is the COVID-19 Pandemic making it difficult for you to pay your sewer bill? Contact the Center for Community Resources at (724)431-3748 for assistance in paying your utility bills. The Utility Assistance Grant Program is now accepting applications online via COMPASS.
The Department of Human Resources is offering a Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) grant. This is a temporary emergency program to help low-income families pay overdue wastewater bills. LIHWAP is a grant that does not need paid back. Apply by calling 877-395-8930 , visiting the local county assistance office located at 108 Woody Drive, Butler or going to www.compass.state.us. Also see general information flyer and LIHWAP Application links below.
BASA Customers have five easy ways to pay their sewer bills:
- Direct Payment Plan
- By Mail
- Credit Card Payments
- In Person
- Drop Off Payment Box
1. DIRECT PAYMENT PLAN:
You can complete and submit an “Authorization Agreement” form to have your bill automatically paid on the due date from your checking or statement savings bank account. The Direct Payment Disclosure Statement and Authorization Agreement may be picked up at the Authority office or downloaded using the link below.
2. BY MAIL:
You can mail your check, made payable to Butler Area Sewer Authority or BASA, and bill stub to:
Butler Area Sewer Authority
100 Litman Road
Butler, PA 16001-3256
Payments must be received in the Authority office on or before the due date to avoid any late payment penalty fees.
3. CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
You can make payments using the following approved credit cards or e-checking/e-savings options:
- VISA, applicable for quarterly billing accounts only
- Master Card
- American Express, applicable for monthly, industrial waste and quarterly multiple service accounts (MSA) only
You can make payments using these methods through Value Payment Systems by using the link provided below. Convenience fees will be applied to the total payment made and will be the responsibility of the customer. Payment may also be made through Value Payment Systems by phone by calling 1-888-877-0450, an additional service fee per transaction will apply to payments made by phone.
Credit cards can not be accepted at the Authority office as a payment method; only cash, check, or money order are accepted at the Authority Office.
4. IN PERSON (DRIVE-UP TELLER WINDOW OR COUNTER SERVICE):
You can stop by the Authority office and make a cash or check payment in person during our normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, using our convenient drive-up teller window or our inside counter service. Payments must be received on or before the due date to avoid late payment fees.
5. DROP-OFF PAYMENT BOX:
You can insert your check payment and bill stub into an envelope and deposit your payment at any time into our drop-off payment box located on the left side of our drive-up teller window at the Authority office. Payments must be received on or before the due date to avoid late payment fees.
POLICY REGARDING HANDLING AND PROCESSING OF CHECKS RECEIVED:
All checks received by the Authority will be submitted for deposit within 24 to 48 hours of receipt. The Authority will not accept post-dated checks. Therefore, any fees incurred or assessed due to the post-dating of checks remitted to and processed by the Authority will be the esponsibility of the issuer and not the Authority.
LATE PAYMENT FEES & INTEREST:
A 10% penalty will apply to the current billing charge immediately following the due date of the bill. Annual interest of 10% will be assessed to all accounts with unpaid outstanding balances.