WATER AND SEWER

The Owego Town Water Department, located in Apalachin, NY, is an utility company that provides public services for Apalachin residents. In Tioga County, Utility Companies provide electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services. Apalachin residents can contact the Utility Company to learn about services, start or stop Utility services, or for billing and payment information.

You may contact Utilities for questions about:

  • Utilities billing and payments
  • Setting up Utilities
  • Utility outages or problems
  • Shutting off or transferring Utilities
  • Hours of operation


Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Phone: (607) 625-2197

Fax: (607) 625-3971

Director of Utilities: Tyson Stiles

Supervise water, wastewater and infrastructure operations, budgeting and billing. 7 years with Town of Owego. 4 years chief wastewater operator. 12 years in wastewater and 4 years in water in public sector.  Certified NYS DEC Wastewater operator grade 4A since 2014.  Certified NYS DOH Water operator grade II-B/C since 2011.

WATER REPORTS

WATER & SEWER BILLING DATES

District(s) 1,2,5 – Bills Mailed Feb 1 – Date Due Feb 28

District 3 – Bills Mailed March 1 – Date Due March 31

District 4 – Bills Mailed April 1 – Date Due April 30

District 7 – Bills Mailed Jan 1, April 1, July 1, Oct 1

District 7 – Date Due Jan 31, April 30, July 31, Oct 31

District(s) 1,2,5 – Bills Mailed June 1 – Date Due June 30

District 3 – Bills Mailed July 1 – Date Due July 31

District 4 – Bills Mailed August 1 – Date Due August 31

District(s) 1,2,5 – Bills Mailed October 1 – Date Due October 31

District 3 – Bills Mailed November 1 – Date Due November 30

District 4 – Bills Mailed December 1 – Date Due December 31

Unpaid water/sewer bills due on the above dates incur a 10% penalty.  Any water/sewer bills that are unpaid as of September 30th will be placed on the Town and County tax rolls for collection.

WATER & SEWER RATES

If you are unsure which water/sewer district you live in, click here to view the list of districts and their jurisdictions.

2020 Rates for Districts 1,2,3,4 & 5

Billing is every four (4) months; bills are due the last day of the month that they are sent out (refer to billing dates to the right)

Water:  $36.50 first 6000 gallons. $5.94/1000 after 6000 Gallons. $6.00 recurring fee per billing cycle. $40.45 capital charge per billing cycle.

Sewer:  $45.50 first 6000 gallons. $6.65/1000 after 6000 gallons. $35.00 capital charge per billing cycle.

Note: For residents who have their own well but are hooked to the sanitary sewer system, the rate is a flat charge of $138.60 plus the $35.00 capital charge per billing cycle.

2020 Rates for District 7

Billing is every three (3) months and bills are dues the last day of the month that they are sent out (refer to billing dates to the right).

Water: $3.50 per 1000 gallons, less than 8000 gallons per day, $3.00 per 1000 gallons, greater than 8000 gallons per day, $3.00 billing fee. $15.00 capital charge per billing cycle.

Sewer: $22.00 per 1000 gallons, $30.00 capital charges per billing cycle

Note: For customers using less than 17,600 gallons per billing cycle, the rate is a flat charge of $313.92 plus the $30.00 capital charge per billing cycle.

WATER & SEWER FAQ

My bank doesn’t show the payment I made 2 weeks ago.

Please call the Clerk’s office directly.

Can I not pay the penalties as I’ve never been late before?

No. You can address concerns in writing to the Town Board.

What are capital charges?

They are fund capital improvements (many are mandated).

I do not understand my bill.

Click here to preview a sample bill. Then call our office for an explanation.