The Livingston County Water & Sewer Authority mission is to provide high quality, environmentally sound, efficient, reliable, and affordable water and sewer services to the people who live, work and visit Livingston County.
Livingston County Water & Sewer Authority (LCWSA)
is a public benefit corporation that was established in 1995 by an act of the State Legislature. The Authority’s primary responsibilities are to construct, improve, maintain, develop, expand, and rehabilitate water and sewerage facilities. The Authority currently operates and maintains: two wastewater treatment plants, approximately 50 miles of sanitary sewer collection and conveyance piping, and 45 sewage pump stations: approximately 120 miles of water distribution and transmission piping, 11 water storage tanks, 7 booster pump stations, and 5 re-chlorination stations.
The Authority is providing water services to approximately 3,750 water accounts. The Authority’s water customers are located within the Village of Livonia and portions of the Towns of Avon, Caledonia, Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland, Livonia, Lima and Sparta.
The Authority is providing sewer services to approximately 3,530 sewer accounts. The Authority’s sewer customers are located within the Village of Livonia and portions of the Towns of Livonia, Conesus, Avon, Groveland, Leicester, Mt. Morris, and Sparta.
The Authority is also responsible for the operations and maintenance of the flood gates in Conesus Creek at the outlet of Conesus Lake. This is accomplished through an agreement between the Authority and the Conesus Lake Compact (Towns of Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland, and Livonia).
Public Authority Documents
The Authority has an overall staff of 18 full-time employees, which includes: the Executive and Deputy Director, Director of Operations, five Office Staff, seven Water/Wastewater Maintenance Persons and one Building Maintenance Person, and two Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators.
LCWSA Organizational Chart
View a PDF file of the LCWSA organizational structure and board committee.
Jason started with the Authority in June 2021. Prior to joining the Authority, he served three and half years as the County Administrator for Tompkins County, NY. As County Administrator Jason was responsible for overseeing the operations of county government which included managing an annual operating budget of over $193 million and $180 million capital budget and overseeing some 750 county employees in more than 30 departments, divisions and offices. Prior to becoming the County Administrator, Jason served as the City Manager for the City of Batavia, NY for twelve years. As City Manager, Jason served as CEO and CFO for the City, leading a workforce of 130 staff members in the departments of: Police, Fire, Public Works, Water/Sewer, Community/Economic Development, Administration, and the Youth Bureau. He was also responsible for an annual operating budget of $25M and $25M capital plan.
Jason has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science from Norwich University. Jason served in the United States Coast Guard as a Petty Officer 2nd Class from 2000-2007.
Lauren Monaghan is a Civil Engineering graduate from the University of Buffalo with over 16 years of Engineering design and project management experience including a variety of Water and Sewer infrastructure, Street Design, and other Land Development Construction Projects. Prior to joining the Authority, Lauren worked as a Project Manager for a private engineering firm before joining the Engineering Division at the City of Rochester Water Bureau. She obtained her NYS Class D Water Operator Certification in 2022 and has been a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of New York since 2010.
Facilities and Service Areas
Documentation below provides detailed maps of water and sewer service areas served by the Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority.