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

  • Welcome Spring Bird Walk

    Mar 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Spring is here at last! The earliest migrating birds are arriving at the Reservation. They will either stay for the breeding season or rest and eat before continuing their journey northward.

  • Early Spring Tree Scavenger Hunt

    Mar 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Ranger Jean for this outdoor scavenger hunt in the woods of Fresh Pond Reservation to learn how to look for differences in buds, bark, and branching patterns in early spring trees before they are fully leafed out.

  • Winter Nature Storytime

    Mar 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children and their caretakers are welcome to join us for some arts and crafts, followed by nature story time, and then a nature walk.

  • Reflecting on Fresh Pond: Art, Prose, and Poetry Share

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

    We are calling people of all ages and creative capacities to share your Reflections on Fresh Pond at an open mic. All mediums welcome –paint, print, a note scribbled on a napkin, photography, poems, a child’s drawing, or performance of song or dance.

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