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 Monarch Release Parade

    Aug 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us to celebrate the growth of our monarch caterpillars into beautiful butterflies, and wish them luck on their long migration to Mexico. A family-friendly parade, open to all (costumes and noisemakers welcome) will take us from the Water Treatment Facility to Kingsley Park Bioswale, where we’ll send our butterflies off into the flowers.

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