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.


Water & Waste Water Department Online Payments - The Water and Waste Water Departments are now accepting on line payments! To make payments, please put in the address bar of your browser. Note: Do not Google or search as it will not come up. 

Contacts at a glance...

Water Clerk
Tel: 845-876-7015
Fax: 845-876-5583
Rhinebeck Village Hall
76 E. Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Water Plant
Bryan Alix, Chief Operator
845-242-8469 (water cell phone) 

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

  • Justin Drabick - Water Treatment Plant Operator, Grade II  

  • Tony Fata - Water Treatment Plant Operator, Grade II  

  •  Allen Bateman - Water Treatment Plant Operator, Trainee

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

Additional Information

© 2019-2020 by Village of Rhinebeck 

76 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572
Telephone: 845-876-7015  |  Fax: 845-876-5583  |  Email: Village Clerk

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