Public Works Contact Info

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Louis J. Ingrassia Jr.

Commissioner of Public Works 

phone retro 16 (845) 326-1435
fax 16 (845) 692-2546
email 16 Email

house yellow 16 99 Tower Drive, Building A
     Middletown, NY 10940



Orange & Rockland has renewed its advice to customers about natural gas odors: if you smell natural gas, report it to O&R immediately.  The telephone number to call is: 1-800-533-5325.

That phone line is staffed every day, around the clock 24/7/365. A gas crew will be dispatched to respond to your report immediately. There is no charge for the crew to respond. The crew members are only interested in your safety. 

The natural gas odor smells like rotten eggs and is added to the natural gas so that leaks can be readily detected.

O&R offers customers a number of gas safety tips. When you suspect a gas leak you should:

  • Leave your home immediately and take others with you. If outside, get well away from where you suspect the gas is leaking.
  • Open windows before you leave if the odor is faint.
  • Call us at 800-533-5325 once safely away from the leak.
  • Tell us if there is also a problem with your electric service.
  • NOT do anything to create a spark that could cause an explosion, such as lighting a match, turning appliances on or off,       using a phone or cell phone. Do not ring a doorbell or start a car.


Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R), a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, is a regulated utility. It provides natural gas service to approximately 130,000 customers in New York and Pennsylvania.

Orange and Rockland Tree Maintenance

 Interference from tree limbs is the single most frequent cause of power outages, making periodic tree maintenance along overhead electric distribution wires critically important.  Beginning on or about March 1, 2015, and continuing for approximately six (6) weeks, Orange and Rockland will be performing tree trimming and removal work along the following streets: Dolson Road, Miller Heights Road, Sayer Lane, Ivory Lane, Pocatello Road, Mount Hope Road, Daly Road and Highland Lakes Road.  JAFLO, Inc.has been contracted for this purpose and you should expect to see them in these neighborhoods soon.  If you have any questions or require additional information, please call Orange and Rockland at 1-877-434-4100 or click here to see the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Orange and Rockland Vegetation Management Program

Orange and Rockland has started their Vegetation Management Program in the Town of Wallkill.  You may see O&R crews in your neighborhood trimming trees and clearing power lines.  Please visit for more information and to report any tree interference. 

Public Works

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The Town of Wallkill Department of Public Works is committed to providing the residents, businesses, and visitors of our Town with excellent infrastructure, road maintenance, recreation, transportation, and engineering services that are efficient, effective, responsive, and responsible. This is achieved through sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We are dedicated to our core values, which are, to enhance the quality of life, promote economic prosperity, and improve mobility for the citizens of the Town of Wallkill.

As a recognized Public Works leader, we strive to continuously improve our operations in order to provide a safe and sustainable environment.

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