Water in Rush Township is supplied by the Tamaqua Area Water Authority. The phone number for the authority is (570) 668-0300. Lake Hauto is suppled by Lansford-Coaldale Water and can be reached at (570) 645-3040.
The township holds one five-year seat on the authority. Members of the Tamaqua Area Water Authority meet on the third Monday of the month from January through November and on the second Monday in December. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.
TAWA’s Rush Township representative: F. Patrick Davison (Term expires 2021)