Any lead service within the City of Albany can be eligible for LSRP opportunities, regardless of ownership, as long as the application requirements are met.
1. Confirm your lead service with AWD staff.
You may have already completed this step by submitting your service information onine or by email.
If you have not already, you may submit your information online at: albanyny.gov/lead or you can call 518-434-5300 to schedule an appointment with AWD staff to confirm your water service material.
2. Collect two quotes for the replacement work from qualified private contractors.
must apply for the applicable permits for the work.
If you need a starting place for finding qualified contractors,
a list can be provided to you from AWD.
Quotes should include, but are not
necessarily limited to, the
Location, excavation, and replacement of lead water line with copper water line.
Connection of new water line to the meter in the basement and restoration of the penetration to the building.
Restoration of disrupted lawn, sidewalk, curb, and street equal
Applicable permit fees.
3. Submit your completed Application in this form.
4. Receive your Grant Award Notice.
Your notice will come via email or mail.
The notice is not a check
for grant funds. The notice is your notification that your grant application has been received and approved and indicates the funding amount you are eligible to recieve in reimbursed funds if the work is completed.
5. Schedule and Complete the Work.
The Contractor is required to work under a permit through the City of Albany Water Department.
Part of the permit requires that the work be inspected by AWD staff. This inspection serves as the verification that the work was completed appropriately in order to receive your grant funding reimbursement.