Westchester County Water District #1 USEPA Tier 2 Violation Notice Press Release
The Village of Scarsdale receives all of its water from the New York City Water Supply System. The Village has a direct connection to New York City's Catskill Aqueduct and a connection, with others, to the Kensico Reservoir and Delaware Aqueduct. The Village owns and services 100 miles of water mains and services approximately 5,600 accounts.
All of the water delivered is chlorinated to assure that the water remains bacteria free. Fluoride is also added for public health measures. In addition, pH is adjusted and orthophosphate is added for corrosion control treatment.
The Water Department's three divisions are Administration, Pumping and Distribution.
Administration consists of all functions relating to business management, including capital project planning and implementation, billing/collection and customer services, as well as repairing, installing and servicing water meters.
Pumping consists of all functions relating to pumping station operations, along with the purchase oand purification of water.
Distribution consists of all functions an infrastructure relating to the transmission of water and the reading of water meters.
Monitoring of the water quality is conducted every day. Daily tests are conducted by water department personnel. Other required monitoring tests are conducted by New York State Certified Laboratories.
Water Service Line Insurance Mailing
It has come to our attention that a mailing was sent to Scarsdale Residents regarding insurance for household water service lines. This company has no relationship with the Village and the Village is not involved in any manner with this solicitation. Also please note that the Village is responsible for repair of the service line from the street (water main) connection to the curb stop (shut off valve) near the curb, the homeowner is only responsible for a leak between the curb stop and the house.