Albany Water Board

Department of Water and Water Supply SignMeetings

  • 9 am
  • 4th Friday of every month
  • Albany Water Department
    10 N Enterprise Drive
    Conference Room
    Albany, NY 12204

2021 Schedule

The 2021 meeting schedule for the Albany Water Board follows:

  • January 22 
  • January 29 - Public Hearing - Notice of Public Hearing (PDF)
  • February 8 - Special Meeting 
  • February 26 
  • March 26 
  • April 2 - Special Meeting
  • April 9 - Special Meeting - Agenda (PDF)
  • April 23
  • May 28
  • June 25
  • July 23
  • August 27
  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 19
  • December 17

Complete 2021 Board and Committee meeting schedule (PDF).

COVID-19 Meeting Information

Pursuant to Executive Order Number 202.1, issued by Governor Cuomo on March 12, 2020, and advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the COVID-19 virus, the Albany Water Board (AWB) will convene its May 22, 2020 meeting by telephone conference call. Dial-in information and contact information is available on the agenda.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Charles G. Houghton, III, Chairperson
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Rachel M. Johnson, Vice Chairperson
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • C. Anthony Owens, Treasurer
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Karen Strong, Secretary
    Term expires: December 31, 2021

Governance Committee

  • Rachel M. Johnson, Chairperson
  • C. Anthony Owens
  • Karen Strong

Finance Committee

  • C. Anthony Owens, Chairperson
  • Karen Strong
  • Rachel M. Johnson

Audit Committee

  • Karen Strong, Chairperson
  • Rachel M. Johnson

Overview

The Albany Water Board ascertains what sources are most available, desirable and best for the supply of pure and wholesome water for the City of Albany. The Board manages the Feura Bush Water Filtration Plant, local water supply reservoirs and surrounding lands. The Board also operates the City's water and stormwater infrastructure and sewer collection system that transmits sewerage to the county for processing.

Mission

The Department of Water and Water Supply will deliver a reliable and high-quality supply of water to our customers.

  • We will provide fire protection
  • We will collect and safely convey wastewater to treatment facilities and comply with all of our regulatory permit requirements and conditions
  • We will provide a safe work environment for our employees
  • We will provide courteous, responsive, and professional service to our customers and a work environment that is supportive and respectful of each other

Adopted by AWB: November 22, 2019

Law

City of Albany General Code Chapter 371 Article II Sections 371-14 to 371-53. View a copy of the Albany Water Board By-Laws (PDF).

Department of Water & Water Supply

For more information, please visit the Department of Water and Water Supply.