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

  • Winter Nature Storytime

    Mar 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children and their caretakers are welcome to join us for some arts and crafts, followed by nature story time, and then a nature walk.

  • Reflecting on Fresh Pond: Art, Prose, and Poetry Share (RESCHEDULED to JUNE 10)

    Apr 1, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    We are calling people of all ages and creative capacities to share your Reflections on Fresh Pond at an open mic. All mediums welcome –paint, print, a note scribbled on a napkin, photography, poems, a child’s drawing, or performance of song or dance.

  • Water Purification Facility Tour

    Apr 10, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Find out how water that falls as rain in the suburbs 10 miles west of Cambridge is transported to Fresh Pond, and then tested, treated, and delivered to the City’s residents and businesses!

  • Drought Information Session

    Apr 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join us for an informational presentation to learn about all things drought and water supply related.

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