City of Cambridge Water Department

The Cambridge Water Department (CWD) is a municipally owned and operated water utility serving over 100,000 permanent residents.  The department is under the general direction of the City Manager, while a five-member Water Board, made up of Cambridge residents appointed by the City Manager, serves as an advisory group to the Department.  The CWD is regulated by Federal and State drinking water codes and is comprised of three major divisions: Administration Division, Water Operations Division, and the Engineering and Distribution Division.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Permitted Event - Cambridge Sports Union Race

    Jul 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  • Wake Up & Weed!

    Jul 7, 2016 10:00 AM

    Lend a weeding hand at Fresh Pond on Thursday mornings! Excepting holidays, we'll weed through the summer and fall until it gets too cold.

  • Permitted Event - Cambridge Sports Union Race

    Jul 9, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  • Water Purification Facility Tour

    Jul 11, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Come learn how the Cambridge Water Department purifies drinking water for your tap after it flows from nearby Fresh Pond into our facility. You’ll have the chance to speak with water treatment staff, see the equipment in action and check out our water quality lab!

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