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Boston Water and Sewer System Takes Home "New England's Best" Award

September 19, 2017

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Visit the MWRA Free Drinking Water Fountain at Events this Summer Through Fall

Updated September 19, 2017

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MWRA Water Main Maintenance Work May Cause Discolored Water in Areas of Chelsea, Everett and East Boston

September 11, 2017

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MWRA Soil Exploration Program Phase I Begins the Week of September 11
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Updated September 5, 2017

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MWRA Soil Boring in Belmont to Begin Week of September 5, Boring Readies Town for Water Transmission Upgrades

Updated September 5, 2017

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MWRA Water Main Maintenance Work May Cause Discolored Water in Watertown

Updated September 5, 2017

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Public Meeting - MWRA Northern Intermediate High Project in Stoneham

August 25, 2017

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MWRA Soil Boring Begins Aug 28
Boring Readies Town for Water Transmission Upgrades

August 25, 2017

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Update on Northern Intermediate High Project in Stoneham (MWRA Contract 7478)

Updated August 9, 2017

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Update for MWRA Water Project 6454
Southern Extra High Redundancy and Storage Project

Updated August 9, 2017

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Update on the Northern Intermediate High Pipeline Project in Reading (MWRA Contract 7471)

Updated August 9, 2017

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Environmental Working Group Report on Drinking Water

July 26, 2017

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MWRA Asks Residents: Please Don't Swim in the Fells

Updated July 19, 2017

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Algae Bloom at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Updated July 18, 2017

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Algae Bloom in Boston Harbor

July 5, 2017

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MWRA Board Approves FY 2018 Budgets, Community Assessments

June 28, 2017

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Boston's Water Wins Tap vs. Bottled Taste Test
at Old Colony Housing Development

(Boston Public Health Commission YouTube Video)
Updated September 22, 2015

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Mystic River Watershed Association Fighting Back Against Water Chestnut Invasion (via SCATV)

July 29, 2014

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Well vs. MWRA Water Taste Test

July 22, 2013

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Boston Globe Magazine's Soundtrack video captures the "hypnotic sight and sound" of MWRA's Charlestown Wind Turbine

March 18, 2013

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The Power of Windmills: Deer Island windmill featured in the Travel Channel's "Off Limits" clip

October 17, 2011

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NECN Presents Underneath it All:
Inside Boston's Sewer System

October 17, 2011

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Final FY18 Captial Improvement Program (CIP)


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