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

  • Going Batty: The Secret Life of Bats at Fresh Pond

    Oct 22, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us for an afternoon of exploring the world of bats, and learn something new about these fascinating nocturnal creatures!

  • Fascinating Fungi of Fresh Pond

    Oct 23, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Learn all about what fungi can be found at Fresh Pond Reservation.

  • A Bug's Night Out POSTPONED

    Oct 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Come learn about the invertebrate nightlife at Fresh Pond! We will set up a bright light and see what we can attract.

  • Woodland Restoration Area Gardening

    Oct 25, 2016 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Join other stewardship-minded volunteers in care-taking the native plant restoration area next to Lusitania Meadow, and learn all about the diversity of native plant life.

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