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


Operators Spotlight

Upcoming article to be published in NYWEA Clear Waters Magazine highlighting the disinfection processes at the Sewer District's North and South plants. Read the article »

Albany County Sewer District Partnership with Power Plant Cited for Innovation in Water Reuse

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy has announced that a collaborative effort between the Albany County Sewer District and the Empire Generating Co. power plant has been recognized for its sustainability and conservation efforts by the WateReuse Association. Learn more »

Albany County Sewer District to Cut Costs, Save Energy and Create Jobs by Recovering Waste Heat

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, a 40-ton turbogenerator was installed at the Sewer District's North Albany plant as part of an $8.5 million Waste Heat to Energy/Co-generation project. By converting sewage sludge into renewable energy, the enormous turbogenerator will cut the plant's electricity demands by nearly 70 percent and reduce its natural-gas heating bills by nearly a third. Learn more »