The Wastewater Department is managed by Water and Wastewater Superintendent Daniel J. Guay who has a Class 2A license. His assistant is Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Jerry Pivetta. The Wastewater Department's mandate is to provide for an efficient and reliable system of wastewater treatment in the most environmentally friendly way possible at minimal cost to village residents and businesses.
The Wastewater System includes the Wastewater Treatment Plant located at the end of Lily Avenue extension behind the Public Works buildings and three pump stations. The plant was constructed in 1986 and has under gone some upgrades to keep pace with growth and technology. The north end pump station is located on Montgomery Street near the boat launch. There is a pump station on Maple Street across from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and the south end pump station is located on Lake Street across from Stewarts Shops. Each pump station is checked and monitored daily. The plant and system are subject to the rules and regulations promulgated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation (NYSDEC) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The department meets the standards imposed by those agencies on a regular basis.
Aerial view of the Wastewater Treatment Plant photographed on July 25, 2009.
The public is welcomed to visit the Wastewater Treatment Plant during normal working hours Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators would be glad to entertain any questions or comments at this time.
To contact Water/Wastewater Superintendent Daniel J. Guay, you may call him at 518-297-5502, ext. 324 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT NOTICES
PROTECT OUR ENVIRONMENT
- COMPOST - Food scraps and yard trimmings constitute 23% of the waste in the U.S. streams. To keep these items out to the landfill and create a rich fertilizer for your yard, start a compost pile.
- CLEAN GREEN - Traditional cleaning supplies can be bad for your health and the environment. Opt for homemade or "green" cleaning supplies, which clean just as well.
- PREVENT PESTS NATURALLY - Rather than use chemical-laden pest control products, chase garden critters away naturally by weeding often, making nontoxic pesticides, and filling your garden with a variety of pest-resistant plants.
- RECYCLE HAZARDOUS WASTE - The average home contains as much as 100 pounds of hazardous household waste (HHW), such as paints, oil , batteries and pesticides. Contact your local environmental, health, or solid waste agency to find out where to dispose of HHW.