The Allegany Water Department is committed to insure that the collection, treatment, storage, transmission and distribution of water is done in a professional manner intended to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community. To provide potable water that is satisfactory for drinking in its physical, chemical and biological characteristics meeting or exceeding all federal, state and local drinking water requirements. To produce adequate quantities of water to meet the demands for consumption, industrial uses, and fire suppression in a cost effective manner that preserves the public's investment in the Water System.
The village water system is serviced and maintained by the employees of the Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works Superintendent oversees the operations at the Water Department and is assisted by Working Supervisor Frank Snyder. The Chief Water Operator is Anthony Papasergi who possesses a NYS Class B, C and D water license. Other members of the DPW who possess water licenses are: Dustin Long, who possesses a NYS Class B, C and D water license and Richard Stady who possesses a NYS Class B and D water license and Frank Snyder who possess a NYS Class C water license . Our water system serves 5278 people through 800 service connections in the Village of Allegany and 125 service connections in the Town of Allegany and St. Bonaventure University. Regular maintenance of the water well houses and testing of water is conducted daily. The Village of Allegany contracts with the Town of Allegany to supply water to their water districts including Saint Bonaventure University.
The Village of Allegany Water Department has three well houses where water is pumped and treated for public consumption. Water Well House #1 is located on North First Street. Water Well House #2 is located on South Seventh Street and Water Well House #3 is located on East Union Street. Each well is at a depth of approximately 50 feet. Wells one and two produce quality water at a rate of 600 gallons per minute. Well three produces quality water at a rate of 650 gallons per minute.
Our water system serves 5278 people through 800 service connections in the Village of Allegany and 125 service connections in the Town of Allegany.
The Village of Allegany Sewer Department is is committed to insure that the collection, treatment, storage and transmission of sewer is done in a professional manner intended to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community. Our goal is to meet or exceed all federal, state and local requirements in providing the most efficient sewage disposal system in a cost effective manner that preserves the public's investment in the Sewer System.
The Department of Public Works Superintendent oversees the operations at the Sewer Department and is assisted by the Working Supervisor. Employees from the Department of Public Works service and maintain the sanitary sewer system. Sanitary sewage is collected in two lift stations and sent to the City of Olean for treatment. Lift Station Number One is located on West Union Street. Sewage collected at this lift station is treated and then pumped to Lift Station Number Two which is located on Tastee Freeze Road. Lift Station Number Two collects sanitary sewer from the village, the town sewer districts and St. Bonaventure University. The sanitary sewage is once again treated and then pumped from lift station number two to the City of Olean Sewage Treatment Plant for treatment.
The maintenance of both lift stations consists of routine cleaning, service of pumps and controls and treating the sewage with enzymes for grease and odor. Both lift stations are maintained and checked daily.
The sanitary sewer system in the village is routinely maintained and is flushed throughout the year, with certain areas being flushed once a month and all the system being flushed twice a year.
If you are moving and need to request a final reading, contact the Village Office at 716-373-1460 to schedule a date and time.
Other Links of Interest
Cattaraugus County Health Department / NYS Department of Health
NY Rural Water Association / American Water Works Association
Sewer Lift Station #1
Lift Station Number One is an approximately 30 foot deep wet well with three 20 horse power pumps. All village sanitary sewage is collected at this lift station.
Sewer Lift Station #2
Lift Station Number Two is an approximately 45 foot deep wet well with three 25 horse power pumps. All village sewage, town district sewage and St Bonaventure University sewage is collected at this lift station.