Water Treatment Plant

An overhead view of a water processing facilityAlbany's drinking water treatment facility is located in Feura Bush, about 10 miles from downtown Albany.

Treatment includes pre-oxidation, disinfection, coagulation, sedimentation, filtration and pH and alkalinity adjustment for corrosion control. Chlorine is added as a residual disinfectant to maintain microbiological quality throughout the distribution system.

Facility Facts

  • Constructed: 1928 to 1932
  • Modern water treatment facility
  • Average daily production ranges from 19 to 20 million gallons
  • Can process up to 32 million gallons per day
  • Average annual water production is over 7 billion gallons