Town of Berne Wastewater Treatment Facility
2 Testa Terrace
Berne, NY 12023
518-872-1448 ext. 112
The Town of Berne owns and operates a Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sanitary Collection
System in the Hamlet of Berne. There are 93 residences connected to the sanitary collection
system. Flow from these residences is conveyed to the Wastewater Treatment Plant located
behind the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School. After treatment, flow is discharged to the
nearby Fox Creek. The Town operates the treatment facility under SPDES Permit #NY0268976.
All questions regarding the sanitary collection system and wastewater treatment plant should
be directed to the Town Board. If you have a problem with your grinder pump, please call the
number and extension at the top of this page and someone will return your call within 24 hours.
CALL BEFORE YOU DIG!
Whether you are a homeowner or contractor, installing a mailbox post or a new garage,
you are required to contact Dig Safely New York before you dig. This free service notifies
local utilities (including the Berne Sewer District) of your intent to dig so that they can
mark out any existing utilities that may be in the way. Failure to contact Dig Safely New York
may result in significant repair costs and fines for anyone who damages an existing utility.
Dig Safe New York Stakeout Requests can be made by calling:
1-800-962-7962 or 811.
You may also make stakeout requests online at:
For information regarding your grinder pump, please view the guide below. If there are any issues regarding your grinder pump, please contact the Town of Berne before contacting E-One.
For information regarding the Sewer Use Law, please click link below.