Water Quality Management

The Water Quality Management Division operates and maintains approximately 45 miles of water and sewer pipelines and associated pumping stations, with a two-mile nature trail located along the pipelines. These facilities serve Fort Drum and Western Jefferson County, and are linked to the City of Watertown water and sewer treatment facilities and the Village of Cape Vincent water treatment facility. The Authority's water and wastewater staff also provides contract operations and maintenance services to various towns and villages in Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties.

The Development Authority's licensed professional staff, supported by sophisticated computer monitoring equipment, manages its water and wastewater facilities, provides contract operation and maintenance services for various town water and sewer districts, and for the Villages of Carthage/West Carthage and Sackets Harbor. Authority staff provides a wide range of technical and administrative utility services.

The Development Authority
developed, owns, and operates these facilities:

Watertown to Fort Drum Sewerline

A 12-mile, $15.5 million facility serving Fort Drum and four town sewer districts serving the three towns of Champion, LeRay, and Pamelia.

Watertown-to-Fort Drum Waterline

An 11-mile, $8.5 million project serving Fort Drum and 8 town water districts serving the three towns of Champion, LeRay, and Pamelia.

Western Jefferson County Regional Water Line

A 22-mile, $5 million pipeline project serving six town districts and four villages between Cape Vincent and the Village of Glen Park.

Water Quality Management

The Authority owns and operates the waterline from Watertown to Fort Drum. Staff regularly monitors booster pumping stations like the one here for performance.

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