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MWRA Work May Cause Discolored Water in Areas of Brookline

June 29, 2015

MWRA Board Approves FY 2016 Budgets, Community Assessments

June 24, 2015

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

June 22, 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

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Update on Arlington Pipeline Replacement and Extension Project

June 10, 2015

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Update on Spot Pond Covered Storage Project

June 10, 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

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MWRA School Contest Winners to Receive Awards
at Ceremony on Deer Island

May 14, 2015

MWRA Receives 2015 Massachusetts Public Water System Award

MWRA Receives 2015 Massachusetts Public Water System Award

May 5, 2015

Governor Baker Swears Paul E. Flanagan to Second Term on MWRA Board of Directors

April 30, 2015

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MWRA Lowering Fluoride Dosage Following CDC Recommendation

April 29, 2015

CSO Outfalls Little River and Alewife Brook

Joint Public Notice: Alewife Brook CSO Progress Update

April 13, 2015

MWRA CSO Control

MWRA Submits Annual Progress Report on CSO Control

March 17, 2015

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Update on The Northern Intermediate High Pipeline Project: Construction to Resume March 16, 2015

March 13, 2015

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Update on Chestnut Hill Reservoir Invasive Plant Control

February 27, 2015

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MWRA'S Deer Island Treatment Plant and Outfall 
Continue to Benefit Water Quality and Ecosystems

2013 Monitoring Data Released

January 22, 2015

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MWRA Water Pipeline Work on Fisher Avenue, Brookline Continues, Two Week Road Closure Required

January 13, 2015

MWRA Provides City of Newton with $3.7 Million from Landmark Expansion of Community I/I Program

MWRA Provides City of Newton with $3.7 Million from Landmark Expansion of Community I/I Program

January 6, 2015

MWRA - Dedication of William A. Brutsch Water Treatment Facility

MWRA Dedicates Treatment Plant To William A. Brutsch

November 12, 2014

MWRA - Fred Laskey ABC Award

MWRA Executive Director Fred Laskey Receives the 2014 Norman B. Leventhal Environment Award from A Better City

October 10, 2014

EPA Report Card "A-" Group

EPA's Annual Report Card Gives the Charles River an A-

September 11, 2014

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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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Water Reports

MWRA's annual water quality test results for 2014

Annual Drinking Water Test Results


Monthly Drinking Water Quality Update


Monthly Community Water Use Report


Monthly Water Supply Status Update


Report on Quabbin Pilot Program (PDF)



Sewer Reports

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A Healthy Environment Starts at Home

Our free guide to reducing the use of hazardous household products (PDF)

Annual CSO Control Plan Progress Report


Annual Infiltration/Inflow Report (PDF)



Harbor, Bay and NPDES Reports

State of Boston Harbor Report


Financial Reports

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Information for Investors and Capital Finance Business Partners


Proposed FY16 Current Expense Budget (CEB)


Proposed FY16 Captial Improvement Program (CIP)



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5-Year Report

MWRA Progress Report Marks 25th Anniversary

February 3, 2011


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