Forecasted Storm Event for April 29 – May 1, 2014 – EMERGENCY ALERT – BE PREPARED

Due to the forecast of heavy rain during the next several days, residents who have an emergency situation are reminded to call 911.
Motorists are reminded to not drive on any portion of a road which is covered with standing water or posted as being closed due to high water levels.
Residents and commercial property owners who are experiencing a sanitary sewer blockage or back-up are reminded to notify the Township Roth Lane Treatment Plant at 761-7963 before calling a plumber. Township staff will verify if the sewer main located in the street is open.

Other phone numbers or contact information for problems with public utilities include:
PPL – 800-342-5775 (; PA American Water – 800-565-7292; United Water – 888-299-8972; UGI – 800-609-4844.

Residents are reminded that trees on their property which may be damaged due to the storm are their responsibility to clean up. If a tree falls within the roadway, crews will, as soon as possible, clear the roadway by moving the fallen tree back on to the property from which it fell for safe travel and access by emergency responders as needed.

Emergency E-mail Notifications – Be Prepared
To learn more about Hampden Township’s Emergency E-mail Alert Service or The South Central Task Force’s new public mass emergency notification system, please use the following link:

Following is a link to the Cumberland County Department of Public Safety’s Emergency Preparedness Guide