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

  • Volunteer Adventure with Ranger Jean

    Apr 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Join volunteer groups in tasks such as spreading wood chips to help control erosion in heavily used sections of the Reservation, or weeding invasive plants to free up space for native plants to thrive. Activity TBA!

  • May Water Board Meeting/Forum To Discuss the Health Effects of Plastic Lined Pipes on Drinking Water

    May 2, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    May Water Board Meeting/Forum To Discuss the Health Effects of Plastic Lined Pipes on Drinking Water

  • 10th Annual Fresh Pond Day

    May 20, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fresh Pond Day is the Cambridge Water Department's annual tribute to this unique Reservation that is a vital natural resource, an invaluable sanctuary for wildlife, and a beloved recreational escape in the City. So...let's give Fresh Pond the celebration, jubilation and love it deserves; join in the festivities!

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