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

  • Water Treatment Plant Tour

    Jun 3, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Tours of the Cambridge Water Department are open and free to the public, held April through November

  • Fresh Pond Day 2019

    Jun 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fresh Pond Day is the annual celebration of community, sustainability, and water hosted at Fresh Pond Reservation-- the City of Cambridge's drinking water supply.

  • Water Treatment Plant Tour

    Jul 8, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Tours of the Cambridge Water Department are open and free to the public, held April through November

  • Water Treatment Plant Tour

    Aug 5, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Tours of the Cambridge Water Department are open and free to the public, held April through November

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