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external Weights and Measures Department Complaint Form
Weights and Measures Department Complaint
Form Weights and Measures
pdf Water Department Tour Request Form
Fresh Pond, Water Department Tour Request Form
Application Form Water Department
pdf Pod Patrol Information Page
Informational flier for the Cambridge Pod Patrol.
Fresh Pond Reservation Resource Guide
pdf 2008-2011 Source Water Quality Report
The annual Source Water Quality Report for 2008-2011.
Watershed Reports
pdf 2011 Surface Water Supply Protection Plan
The Cambridge Water Department 2011 Surface Water Supply Protection Plan.
Watershed Reports
pdf 2012 Source Water Quality Report
The annual Source Water Quality Report for 2012.
Watershed Reports
pdf 2013 Source Water Quality Report
The annual source water quality report for 2013.
Watershed Reports
pdf Semi-Annual Site Monitoring Report, June 2014
Highlights include: finished Hobbs Pond Dam in Weston and preliminary work on the Route 2 Bridge Reconstruction/Route 128 Resurfacing Projects.
Watershed Reports
pdf Source Water Quality Monitoring Program Handout
A handout describing the Watershed Division's Source Water Quality Monitoring Program.
Watershed Reports
Appliance/Large Item Disposal Permit
Application for Appliance & Large Item Disposal.
Permit Public Works
Crane and Boom Permit Application
A Crane, Boom and Pump Truck permit is required if you are using a crane, boom truck, boom lift, man lift, lull, scissor lift or pump truck on a City of Cambridge right-of way.
Permit Public Works
Discharge and Dewatering Permit
This permit regulates discharges to the municipal stormwater or wastewater system from dewatering or pumping activities, changes in discharge from existing connections, and the discharge of fats, oils, and grease.
Permit Public Works
Excavation and Trench Permit Application
Apply for an Excavation and Trench permit
Permit Public Works
Filming Request
The Film Request Form is for informational purposes only. Most filming requests in the public right-of-way may also require a Sidewalk Obstruction Permit and potentially other City permits as well.
Form Public Works
Manhole Opening Entry Permit
This permit regulates and monitors contractors/consultants who open and/or enters the City of Cambridge's manholes to complete sewer and stormwater inspections.
Permit Public Works
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Richard C. Rossi
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Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager