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 online or by email. If you have not already, you may submit your information online at this link: albanyny.gov/lead or you can call 518-434-5332 to schedule an appointment with AWD staff to confirm your water service material.
2. Submit qualifying sampling information.
The water filter program require
s that the homeowner or tenant
occupying the home with the lead service meet a minimum lead sample requirement of 0.01 mg/L or 10 ppb.
You may test a water sample privately through an accredited lab or through the
New York State Department of Health's free program
Keep in mind that lead tends to sample highest during the summer when water is warmer.
If you do not meet this sample r
equirement, a water filter is n
ot available though the LSRP at this time. Water filters or pitchers can be found online, at any hardware store, and at some grocery stores for $20-$30. Call AWD at 518-434-5332 for more information about water filters.
3. Submit your Water Filter Application in this form.
4. Receive your Filter Award Notice.
Your notice will come via email or
mail. The notice is your not
ification that yourapplication for a water filter has been received and approved.
5. Schedule Delivery.
The Applicant will need to schedule an appointment with AWD sta
ff to pick up the water filter from the Albany Water Department or have it delivered to the address.