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

  • Fresh Pond Master Plan Advisory Board Meeting

    Jan 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Special meeting of the Fresh Pond Master Plan Advisory Board

  • Seasonal Walkabout at Lusitania Field

    Jan 20, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    On these monthly walks, help chart the seasonal changes of some of our most active wildlife spots, or simply come and enjoy the walk.

  • Tree Scavenger Hunt

    Jan 22, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us for a look at some of our trees in Kingsley Park and learn how to tell them apart in the winter based on buds, bark, and branching patterns.

  • Friends of Fresh Pond Annual Meeting and Potluck Supper

    Jan 22, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Help us celebrate over fifteen years of educational programs and stewardship during the Friends of Fresh Pond Reservation’s annual winter gathering!

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