Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM
The Village of Cape Vincent Water Department is run by DPW Superintendent Marty Mason. The water used by the residents is pumped from the Village filtration plant and then distributed. The department is operational seven days a week is has the following duties:
Water turn ons and offs
Installing new meters
Replacing defective meters
Inspecting water mains
Flushing fire hydrants
Performing meter readings
Maintaining all functions of pump stations
If you bill seem to high, don’t first set blame to your water meter or department officials- check for leaks!
DID YOU KNOW
A ¼” leak wastes 1,181,500 gallons over a three month period
A 3/16 ” leak wastes 666,000 gallons over a three month period
A 1/8” leak wastes 296,000 gallons over a three month period
A 1/16” leak wastes 74,000 gallons over a three month period
The Sewer Department is also run by Superintendent Marty Mason. The new pump station and sewer treatment plant will be operational in 2013. For further assistance, please feel free to contact the Superintendant at (315)654-2474 ext. 5 or Water Filtration (315)654-4510 ext. 6 or email him.
New Water/Sewer Billing Rates
Water/Sewer bills are mailed quarterly:
February 1 (covers service for Feb.-April and usage Nov.-Jan) Payment due Feb. 28th without penalty May 1 (covers service for May-July and usage Feb-April) Payment due May 31th without penalty August 1 (covers service for Aug-Oct. and usage May-July) Payment due Aug. 31th without penalty November 1 (covers service for Nov.-Jan. and usage Aug.-Oct.) Payment due Nov. 30th without penalty A 20% penalty is added to payment received OR postmarked after the due date. (Local Law 1 2013)
Failure to receive bill does not waive the penalty.
For any further questions, please call the Village Office at (315)654-2533
Water/Sewer rates (effective with Aug. 1, 2020 billing)
Water Rates Service charge (per EDU) Consumption
Village residents (was $25.00) $30.00 per quarter $3.00 per 1,000 gallons
Sewer Rates Service Charge (per EDU) Consumption
Village residents $165.00 per quarter $3.00 per 1,000 gallons Outside Village users $247.50 per quarter $3.00 per 1,000 gallons
Other charges (unchanged)
Seasonal shut-offs $25.00 one-time fee Restoration fee (shut off for non-payment) $25.00 Hook-up fee $400.00 Water line Hook-up fee $1,000.00 Sewer line
Seasonal residents: All water and sewer customers (including seasonal residents) in the Village of Cape Vincent limits are required to pay the minimum charge quarterly. NYS law requires that water and sewer funds are self-sustaining. This means that each fund has to be able to support itself in covering all operating expenses and debt service. The minimum charge per residence ensures that the Village can remain self-sustaining.