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MWRA's New Spot Pond Covered Storage Tanks are Now in Service

November 19, 2015

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City of Lynn Has Returned to Normal Service and is No Longer Using MWRA Water

Updated November 10, 2015

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MWRA Public Meeting Notice:
Community Meeting for Winthrop Residents

November 10, 2015

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MWRA to Perform Water Main Project In Malden

November 10, 2015

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MWRA Work May Cause Discolored Water in Areas of Brookline

November 9, 2015

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MWRA Performing Water Line Repair Work in Revere

November 5, 2015

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MWRA Pipe Repair May Cause Discolored Water in Areas of Hyde Park and Milton

November 2, 2015

MWRA - Drawdown at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

MWRA to Temporarily Lower Water Level at Chestnut Hill Reservoir for Invasive Plant Control

October 27, 2015

MWRA Foss Dam

MWRA to Temporarily Lower Water Level at Foss Reservoir for Invasive Plant Control

October 27, 2015

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Update on Arlington Pipeline Replacement and Extension Project

October 16, 2015

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Update on Northern Intermediate High Section 110 Project: MWRA to Hold Meeting in Reading on October 7, 2015

September 29, 2015

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MWRA Water Project Will Impact Traffic
on Pleasant Street and Brunswick Road, Arlington

September 29, 2015

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Update on Spot Pond Covered Storage Project:
Executive Drive Restricted to Construction Vehicles Only for Three Weeks Starting September 28, 2015; Trucking Activities May Impact Area Traffic

Updated September 25, 2015

Visit MWRA's Free Drinking Water Fountain at Events this Summer and Fall

Updated September 22, 2015

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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MWRA Pipeline Work May Cause Temporary Water Discoloration in Brookline

September 15, 2015

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MWRA Pipeline Work May Cause Temporary Water Discoloration in Cleveland Circle Neighborhood of Boston

September 15, 2015

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MWRA Contractors to Take Borings In Mother Brook, Dedham

August 6, 2015

Governor Baker Swears in Two MWRA Board Members

August 4, 2015

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MWRA Work May Cause Discolored Water in Parts of Waltham and Watertown

July 21, 2015

MWRA Board Approves FY 2016 Budgets, Community Assessments

June 24, 2015

MWRA's annual water quality test results for 2014

MWRA's Annual Water Report is in the Mail
Test Results Confirm Water Quality is Excellent

June 12, 2015

MWRA Fells Reservoir

Please Don't Swim in the Fells

June 2, 2015

Austin Blackmon, City of Boston's Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space and MWRA Board of Directors member; Charles River Watershed Association Executive Director Robert Zimmerman, Jr. and MWRA Executive Director Fred Laskey at the Museum of Science, on the lower Charles River.

EPA Gives the Lower Charles a B+ for 2014

May 29, 2015

MWRA Receives 2015 Massachusetts Public Water System Award

MWRA Receives 2015 Massachusetts Public Water System Award

May 5, 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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MWRA's annual water quality test results for 2014

Annual Drinking Water Test Results


Monthly Drinking Water Quality Update


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Monthly Water Supply Status Update


Report on Quabbin Pilot Program (PDF)



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A Healthy Environment Starts at Home

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Annual CSO Control Plan Progress Report


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Final FY16 Current Expense Budget (CEB)


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5-Year Report

MWRA Progress Report Marks 25th Anniversary

February 3, 2011


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