LIVING IN MORGAN COUNTY
Water: Berkeley Springs and Paw Paw are served by public water systems.
Berkeley Springs Water Works: 271 Wilkes Street, phone 304-258-1290. Source: springs. Deposit for new service: $50; basic fee: $96.84/quarter for 6,000gal.
Paw Paw: Town Hall, 122 Winchester Street, phone 304-947-7476. Deposit $100; base monthly fee $41.52 for water and sewer. Source: Potomac River.
Outside the public systems, water is provided through wells. Well permits required from County Health Department, phone 304-258-1513, Fee $100 Online at www.morgancowvhd.org
Sewage: Berkeley Springs & Great Cacapon: Warm Springs Public Service District, 271 Wilkes Street, Suite B, phone 304-258-4118. Basic fee: $38.83/month, billed monthly, $100 deposit required to activate service.
Outside municipalities - individual septic systems require County Health Department inspection and permit. Fee: $150-300 range Department of Environmental Protection tank registration $30, phone 304-258-1513 or www.morgancowvdh.org.
Electricity: Allegheny Power, customer service center phone 1-800-255-3443. Deposit based on average monthly bill.
Gas: Bottled gas- Blue Flame 258-3495; Roach Energy 258-3329 or Thompson Gas 258-2226
Telephone: New Residential Service, call 1-800-921-8101, Mon-Fri 7am-11pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm; Business Service, call 1-800-921-8102, Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 7:30am-4pm; Repair Service 1-800-921-8104, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, visit www.frontier.com
If you would like a telephone book for Berkeley Springs & vicinity, call 1-800-921-8101.
Sanitation: Within town limits, Bath requires trash pick-up service, phone 304-258-1102. Trash fees: $57/quarter residential; wide range for commercial begins at $60/quarter and goes up with quantity & # of pick-ups.
County-wide (except in Town of Bath) pick-up available from Morgan Sanitation, a private concern, phone 304-258-3544.
Landfill located near Hedgesville, LCS Services at 304-754-9153.
Recycling: Morgan County has voluntary recycling at the new Morgan County Recycling Center. Call 304-258-8718 for information. www.morgancountyrecycles.org
Items you can recycle include:
Unbroken Jars & Bottles only- clear, brown & green (rinsed clean, no lids)
Cans- aluminum & metal (rinsed clean, no lids) clean foil & pie tins separate
Paper- newspaper, office paper, books & cardboard
Magazines & Catalogs- includes slicks
Chipboard- cereal, detergent boxes, etc. All paper products must be bound with natural twine, in paper bags or boxes.
Plastic bottles stamped with 1 or 2 only. Remove caps and rinse. Crush as much as possible. Must be in clear plastic bags. Bags are provided at the trailer entrance free of charge.