Village of Rhinebeck, New York 12572

76 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572
Telephone: 845-876-7015  |  Fax: 845-876-5583 |
About Rhinebeck: The Village of Rhinebeck was incorporated in 1834 and exists within the Town of Rhinebeck, County of Dutchess, and State of New York. The Village functions as a jurisdiction of government separate from the Town of Rhinebeck and is governed by a Mayor and four Trustees. The Village covers 1.6 square miles and is home to 2657 residents. The Village operates a Justice Court, Police Department, Fire Department, and Street Department as well as Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The Village of Rhinebeck enjoys a rich history and serves as the community center and hub of commerce within the Town.


The Village Water Department is a district and is set up under the law to be outside of the general tax base. It is "fee for service" paid by the consumers of water on the basis of a metered charge regulated by the Board of Trustees under the laws of the State of New York.


2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

:: Contacts at a glance...
Water Clerk
Tel: 845-876-7015
Fax: 845-876-5583
Rhinebeck Village Hall
76 E. Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Bryan Alix, Chief Operator
845-242-8469 (water cell phone)



Village Water Department - Village of Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck water comes from surface water in the Hudson River and is pumped into a state-of-the-art water treatment plant owned and operated by the Village of Rhinebeck under the continuous supervision of the Dutchess County Department of Health and the New York State Health Department. Annual water reports are published and sent to all customers detailing extensive testing and compliance with Health Department Standards on a daily and cumulative reporting schedule.

Rhinebeck’s water has met all health standards for the past 10 years. Rhinebeck Village Water is certifiably clean and pure by NY State Health standards. Residents are billed by section on a quarterly basis. Senior discounts are available. Commercial accounts are billed monthly. Some town residents and commercial customers pay an allowable "out of district" fee as per New York State law.

Water Department Personnel Office/Position Phone Email
John Fenton Superintendent
of Public Works
845-264-5247 (EMERGENCY ONLY)
Bryan Alix Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator, Grade II,
Justin Drabick Water Treatment Plant Operator, Grade II    
Tony Fata Water Treatment Plant Operator, Grade II    
  Water Treatment Plant Operator, Trainee    

Office Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm Mon.-Fri. (closed holidays)

Additional Information

2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report