Attention City Residents and Businesses: Traffic Operations/Sidewalk work Phase 1 will commence on March 30th, 2022. Please see below for more details.

Dear City of Middletown Water Customer,

Please be advised that due to continuing below normal precipitation in our region, DEC continues its "Draught Watch" designation for this region.

Please read the article below from DEC and take advantage of the Water Conservation Tips provided.

As always, we urge our water customers to conserve water not only due to current drought condition, but throughout.

 Drought Watch Lifted in Many Places, New Yorkers Encouraged to Continue Reducing Unnecessary Water Use
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today issued an update on drought conditions across the state. The State’s Drought Management Task Force updated the drought status to “Normal” from “Drought Watch” for multiple regions including most of upstate New York because of recent rainfall and higher levels of ground and surface water. Despite the encouraging hydrological conditions, all New Yorkers are urged to continue reducing unnecessary water waste, fixing leaks, and choosing efficient water fixtures.
The following counties will return to Normal designations: Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Herkimer, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Onondaga, Oneida, Ontario, Orleans, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Washington, Wyoming, and Yates.
The following counties will remain in Drought Watch designations due to ongoing precipitation deficits, unseasonably low streamflows, and groundwater declines: Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, and Ulster. A watch is the first of four levels of State drought advisories, which are watch, warning, emergency, and disaster. No mandatory restrictions are in place under a state Drought Watch. A map of the counties under Drought Watch is available.
New York State drought region IIA, which includes New York City and Westchester, remains in normal status due to the satisfactory storage levels and refill probability of the New York City reservoirs.
According to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the City's reservoirs are approximately eight percent below normal for this time of year, with 295 billion gallons currently in storage, compared to 332 billion gallons normally. DEC continues to work closely with DEP to monitor reservoir conditions and encourage responsible water use, especially outdoors, regardless of the hydrological conditions or season.
To protect water resources, homeowners in regions under Drought Watch are encouraged to voluntarily reduce outdoor water use and follow these tips:
• Water lawns only when necessary, choose watering methods that avoid waste, and water in the early morning to reduce evaporation and maximize soil hydration;
• Reuse water collected in rain barrels, dehumidifiers, or air conditioners to water plants;
• Raise lawn mower cutting heights. Longer grass is healthier with stronger roots and needs less water;
• Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways and sidewalks; and
• Fix leaking pipes, hoses, and faucets.

For more water saving tips, visit DEC's website. For more information about drought in New York, go to DEC's website.
Thank you for the voluntary efforts to conserve water.

Attention Residents:
Debris removal has begun on Academy Avenue today Tuesday September 27, 2022 at 4:00AM due to the destination of the landfill and will continue during the work days for the next two weeks. We regret any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. 

Attention Residents:

Please click the link below to view the updated list of streets that will be milled and paved this year. The work will start on 6/27/22 by milling the streets in the order presented in the list. Paving will follow in the same order.
Please note this work schedule and list are weather permitting. Please plan for alternate routes of travel to avoid delay.


We regret the inconvenience and appreciate you understanding. 

pdf 2022 City of Middletown Milling and Paving List UPDATED (142 KB)

Attention City Residents-

Please be advised that the work for the Traffic Operations Project- Phase 1 is beginning today, Wednesday March 30, 2022. Click the link below to view the schedule for work on this project that is planned for this year.

pdf Traffic Operations Project: Phase 1 Schedule (59 KB)

Please note that this schedule is subject to change and that its best to keep visiting the City Website for an updated schedule, when changes are needed.

Thank you.

Attention City of Middletown Residents:

'Tis the season of pot holes due to the freeze and thaw cycle.

Please  report any pot hole(s) that you may observe in our City to the Department of Public Works at 845-343-3169 or by email. 

We appreciate your assistance!

Thank you

Changing of the Guards:

After 42 years of working and being a loyal employee to the City of Middletown, Mr. Mark Pengel has retired as Deputy Commissioner of Public Works with an exemplary record of service.

We wish Mark, Michele and the entire Pengel family the very best and thank them for sharing Mark with us all these years.

Hope you have a wonderful retirement.

Jacob Tawil, Commisioner of DPW and the entire City DPW Family

Mark 1(Mark Pengel with former City Emloyee, Glen Sokolof, who worked for more than 30 years)

Mark 2(Mark and his wife Michele)

Mark 3(Jacob Tawil, Commissioner of DPW with Mark Pengel)

 Mark 4(Commissioner Tawil, former Deputy Commissioner Mark Pengel & new Deputy Ross Mastria)

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