Buffalo Clean Waters Public Participation Plan Available for Public Commment
We Make Water Work
The Buffalo Sewer Authority protects public health and our Great Lakes waterways from water pollution. To do this, we capture dirty water, treat and clean it so that it can be safely returned to our rivers and lakes.
Our job is to maintain and improve the infrastructure, innovation, and efficiency of our water resources to ensure the quality of life throughout Western New York.
HOW WE MEASURE SUCCESS
Turning Water Into Power
News & Updates
- Invitation to Bid: “PRIMARY TREATMENT RENOVATION” at Bird Island WWTF 12 Feb, 2024 - Invitation to Bid Sealed bids for the “PRIMARY TREATMENT RENOVATION” at Bird…
- Public Participation Plan for Buffalo Clean Waters Available for Comment 1 Jan, 2024 -
- Primary Treatment Project Open House 1 Jan, 2024 - Prospective Contractors and Sub-Contractors Are Invited to the Primary Treatment…
- Public Participation Plan – Primary Treatment Plant Renovation 29 Dec, 2023 -
- Public Notice – Cornelius Creek CSO Backwater Gate Flooding Mitigation Project 16 Dec, 2023 -
Bid & RFP Announcements
- Waste Heat Recovery System Rehabilitation Engineering Request for Proposals 2 Sep, 2022 - Buffalo Sewer Authority Waste Heat Recovery System Rehab RFP Please…
- SEWER CLEANING AND INTERNAL TELEVISING INSPECTION 21 Jun, 2023 - Sealed bids for the “SEWER CLEANING AND INTERNAL TELEVISING INSPECTION”…
- RFQ: PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TERM AGREEMENT 15 Dec, 2022 - Request for Qualifications | SFA Terms and Conditions | Mandatory…
- RFP: SECONDARY SYSTEM REHABILITATIONS AND UPGRADES – ENGINEERING AND DESIGN PROJECT 2 Aug, 2023 - Proposals for the Buffalo Sewer Authority’s “SECONDARY SYSTEM REHABILITATIONS AND…
- RFP: PRIMARY SYSTEM REHABILITATION AND UPGRADES – CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION 7 Sep, 2023 - Proposals for the Buffalo Sewer Authority’s “PRIMARY SYSTEM REHABILITATION AND…
We want to hear from you
If your concern is an emergency or needs immediate attention please call:
(716) 851-4664 Option 1
File a Report with 311
Other inquiries can be made to:
Monday- Friday 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM
The Buffalo Sewer Authority has developed the below interactive map to serve as a notification system to alert the public of the occurrence of combined sewer overflow (CSO) events. Click on a location for additional details.
disclaimer: the weather station information is currently being updated, ‘Overflow Probability’ is currently inaccurate and is not reflective of true ‘Overflow Probability’. Use this map for relative location of CSO’s only.
The probability of CSO discharges increases during wet weather.
Buffalo Sewer has developed this notification system to alert the public of the occurrence of combined sewer overflow (CSO) events. During wet weather, stormwater enters the sewer system, combining with wastewater, often leading to permitted CSO discharges. These discharges are the result of the historical design of the system to prevent basement flooding. Buffalo Sewer is working to eliminate the effects of CSO’s on our Great Lakes waterways. As our efforts to address CSO’s continue, we want to make sure to notify the users of our waterways about the pollution concerns. As many other conditions affect the water quality of our waterways, we urge users to use care during recreation. Please be advised that the information displayed in this map is based on a computer model and may not represent real-time activity. Buffalo Sewer continues to update the model to better reflect actual conditions.