The Borough manages wastewater (sewage) at a Treatment Plant built in the 1990’s. It is a Bardenpho (5-stage) system which is licensed by the NJDEP.

You Can Help!

Sump Pumps

If you have a sump pump in you basement, check to see if it is connected to your sanitary line. If so, have it redirected (hard piped, pvc ok) or discharge out to either surface discharge or to your leader drain system. Leader drains should not be connected to the sanitary system.

If you are uncertain of how your connection is made, contact the Wastewater Department at 609-654-2013 and we will be happy to check it for you and give you advice on how to make the correction if needed.

Funding for Waste Water Services

Residents pay for Sewage Treatment through their Annual Sewer Fees.

Helpful Tips

Please do not put disposable diapers, baby wipes, paper towels and feminine hygiene products or plastic applicators into the sewer system. They do not dissolve or break down, they clog up the pumps, and they have to be removed during processing. This results in added cost to the Borough. Please follow product packaging for proper disposal.

View this flyer (PDF) for more information on what to flush and what not to flush.

View our notice and videos on the dangers of "Flushable" wipes HERE

For information on the Collection System Lining Improvements Project for the Borough of Medford Lakes, click the picture below:

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