Public Works Water Department

The DPW is responsible for operation and maintenance of the Village water system. The goal of the department is to provide a safe and reliable source of drinking water to the people of Caledonia. Operation of a water system is a 24/7 365 day a year responsibility. The employees of the DPW are NYS certified water operators. To become a water operator, employees must take and pass a NYS water operators exam. There are different grades of water operators and each grade requires an exam. Grade D are distribution operators, and grades A & B are treatment plant operators.


  • Serves 2500 people including
    Town water districts

  • 20 miles of water main

  • 150 hydrants

  • 307 mainline & hydrant valves

  • 902 service connections

  • 2 water storage tanks

  • 4 meter vaults

  • 1 water control facility


  • Operation & maintenance (O&M)
    of distribution system

  • O & M of hydrants, valves, and services

  • O & M of storage tanks (painting, cleaning, etc.)

  • Daily and monthly sampling

  • Leak detection

  • Dig safe stakeouts

  • New water main and service installation

  • Respond to customer inquiries

  • Mow facilities

Water Department

Village of Caledonia, NY

3095 Main Street | Caledonia, NY 14423


Related Information:

Mission Statement

DPW Personnel

Water Turn Off (PDF)

Street Department

Department Report January 2020 (PDF)

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

Village of Caledonia, NY

3095 Main Street

Caledonia, NY 14423

Phone: 585-538-6565

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