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 Reservation Master Plan Advisory Board Meeting

    Feb 27, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Special meeting of the Fresh Pond Reservation Master Plan Advisory Board to discuss an updated plant list for the Reservation

  • Fresh Pond Reservation Master Plan Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting

    Mar 15, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Quarterly meeting to discuss Master Plan implementation and other Reservation business

  • Fresh Ponding- A Look at Pond Life

    Apr 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Come to Black's Nook, a section of Fresh Pond Reservation, to take a closer look at water. Rangers will be there to help look for and identify the macro- and micro-wildlife that inhabit our City waters. Drop in for a bit or stay as long as you like, maybe even complete the 2.25mi stroll around Fresh Pond! Nature, pond, life, ranger, event, program, science, Cambridge, fresh, park, science, nymph, fish

  • 2018 Fresh Pond Day

    Jun 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    Annual Fresh Pond Day Event at the Walter J. Sullivan Water Treatment Facility

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