Albany County
WATER PURIFICATION DISTRICT
P.O. Box 4187 | Albany, NY 12204
Phone: (518) 447-1611 | Fax: (518) 433-0369
Timothy S. Murphy, Executive Director

Member Communities

The Albany County Water Purification District owns and operates two wastewater treatment facilities, designated North and South, which provide secondary treatment to the wastewater of eight communities in Albany County.

The North Plant is located in Menands and is designed to treat an average daily flow of 35 MGD.

The South Plant is located in the Port of Albany and is designed to treat an average daily flow of 19 MGD, while it is permitted and effectively treats 29 MGD.

The South Plant treats wastes for the City of Albany as well as the entire Port of Albany, whereas the North Plant treats wastes originating from a portion of the Cities of Albany, Cohoes, and Watervliet, parts of the Towns of Colonie and Guilderland and the Villages of Colonie, Menands and Green Island. Industrial discharges for each membered community is governed under the District's approved Pretreatment Program.

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy