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Posted on: December 23, 2020

City of Albany Asks Residents and Businesses to Prepare for Severe Weather Event

Date: December 23, 2020

Contact: Joe Coffey 

Albany, NY – According to the National Weather Service, there is a high probability of heavy rains in the Capital Region beginning Thursday evening, December 24 through Friday afternoon, Decembe...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Albany Water Board to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increase

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Contact: Joe Coffey

ALBANY, NY – The Albany Water Board will host a Zoom public hearing on Thursday, December 17 regarding the proposed 3.5% water and sewer rate increase to take effect on January 1, 2021.

More information about the rate increase including ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Albany Water Department Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Unveil Tivoli Preserve Stream Daylighting Project

Contact: Emily Lyons
(518) 545-7682 

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Chief of Staff Sean Mahar, and Albany Water Department Commissioner Joseph Coffey hosted a ribbon cutting...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of Albany Wins “Smart Water” Smart Cities North America Award

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Contact: Emily Lyons
elyons@albanyny.gov 
(518) 434-5333
For Immediate Release

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Beaver Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Abatement and Flood Mitigation Program has been awarded the 2019 IDC Smart Cities Nor...

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