Water Billing and Water Quality

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Water Billing Schedule

Water bills are sent out between February 14th and March 1st. Water billed is for the previous year January 1 through December 31. Payment or partial payment is due by April 1st, without penalty.

A reminder billing is sent out in the month of August for any open balances. Final payment or payment with penalty must be made by October 1st to Theresa Fish, Water Collections Clerk (see below). Delinquent unpaid amounts will become a lien against the property and placed on the tax roll if not paid in full by October 1st.

The penalty is 10% if not paid by April 1st. There is no additional penalty, applied by the town, after October 1st.

All unpaid water bills, not paid by October 1st, get turned over to Essex County and are added to your yearly Property Tax bill.

Minerva Water Rate Schedule

Permanent Water

Seasonal Water

Apartment 4 units



Minerva Central School

Minerva Central School Garage


Permanent 1 parcel/2 units

Permanent 2 family

Town of Minerva Highway

Town of Minerva Parks

Town of Minerva Town Hall















Acceptable Payments: Check, Money Order, or Cash. NO Credit/Debit cards.

The preferred payment method is mailing.

Mailing Address: Theresa Fish, Minerva Water Collections Clerk, PO Box 909, Minerva, NY 12851. 

In-Person Payments:  A drop box is available inside the Town Hall during office hours.

Any questions about paying your water bill please call Theresa Fish, Water Collections Clerk at 518-251-2869.

Staff Contacts

Kathleen DeGuilme, Water Billing Clerk – 518-251-2869

Theresa Fish, Water Collections Clerk – 518-251-2869

Jon Fish, Water Superintendent – Office:  518-251-3373  Cell:  518-502-4650

Thomas Savarie, Deputy Water Superintendent – 518-251-3373