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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Tonko Hosts EPA Administrator Regan on Visit to Capital Region

Contact: Rachel Dejean, 202-740-0655 

AMSTERDAM, NY—Congressman Paul D. Tonko, Chair of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, welcomed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Albany Water Department Upgrades Fleet with Two Electric Vehicles

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Contact: Emily Lyons 

(518) 545-7682 

Albany, NY – With a core value of sustainability and a commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, the Albany Water Department has started to convert its vehicle fleet to electric with the purchase ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Albany Water Department Announces 2021 Fire Hydrant Inspection and Flushing Schedule

Hydrant flushing for inspection

Date: April 7, 2021
Contact: Emily Lyons
(518) 545-7682

Albany, NY – Starting on April 12th, the Albany Water Department (AWD) will be inspecting and flushing fire hydrants within the City. This annual program helps ensure every hydrant performs properly and...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

City of Albany Tivoli Preserve “Stream Daylighting” Project Receives Recognition from U.S. Environme

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Date: January 25, 2021 
Contact: Joe Coffey, Commissioner Albany Water Department
(518) 434-5300 

For Immediate Release 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Tivoli Park Preserve “Stream Daylighting” Project has received honorable ment...

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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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