The Town of Poughkeepsie Water Department services over 10,000 customers within the town boundaries. We also service portions of the City of Poughkeepsie, Village of Wappingers Falls, and the Town of Hyde Park. The bulk of our water comes from the Hudson River through Poughkeepsie's jointly operated water treatment facility.

Major Stations

The Water Department maintains two major stations that pump an average of 5 million gallons per day. We also have five booster stations and three wells capable of producing 1.75 million gallons per day as an alternate resource for emergencies.

Storage Tanks

The Water Department has two storage tanks with a capacity of 5 million gallons each, approximately two hundred miles of water main, and 3,000 fire hydrants.

Annual Water Quality Report

Archived Water Quality Reports

View past years Water Quality Reports.

Hydro Flow Testing

Beginning August 7, 2023, the Town of Poughkeepsie Water Department, along with New Hamburg Fire Department, will be conducting fire hydrant flow testing throughout the New Hamburg Fire District. This will be done on a “zone” schedule. To see when we will be in your area, view the schedule below. If you notice a change in your water during the time we are conducting the test in your area, please contact us.

Schedule for Flow Testing

  • Monday, August 7th, 2023 - ZONE 1

  • Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 - ZONE 2

  • Wednesday, August 9th, 2023 - ZONE 3

  • Thursday, August 10th, 2023 - ZONE 4

  • Friday, August 11th, 2023 - ZONE 5

Zone Information

You can check what zone your street falls on with the chart below. Click the tab to see what streets fall under a particular zone.

  1. ZONE 1
  2. ZONE 2
  3. ZONE 3
  4. ZONE4
  5. ZONE 5


  • Sandi Drive 
  • Lincoln Drive 
  • Monroe Drive 
  • Cleveland Drive 
  • Vassar Road 
  • Stephanie Lane 
  • Susan Lane 
  • Route 9 Route 9D 
  • Swenson Drive 
  • Meadow Drive Glen Drive