Reservoirs

Alcove Reservoir

  • Located in the Town of Coeymans
  • Constructed: 1928 to 1932
  • 12 billion gallons storage
  • 600 day supply when full
  • Average depth 25 feet, maximum depth 75 feet
  • 1,426 water acres
  • 18 miles of shoreline
  • 6,300 acres of watershed land

Basic Creek Reservoir

  • Located in Town of Westerlo
  • Constructed: 1928 to 1932
  • 716 million gallons storage
  • Average depth 17 feet
  • 265 water acres
  • 4 miles of shoreline

Loudonville Reservoir

  • Located in Albany and the Town of Colonie
  • Constructed: 1920 to 1936
  • 200 million gallons of distribution storage in three concrete basins
  • Ultraviolet (UV) Treatment Facility

Feura Bush Water Treatment Facility

  • Located in Town of Bethlehem
  • Constructed: 1928 to 1932
  • Modern water treatment facility
  • Processes up to 32 million gallons per day

Water Production

  • Average annual water production is over 7 billion gallons
  • Average daily production ranges from 19 to 20 million gallons