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Webster Avenue Pipeline Project Update: Bridge Successfully Installed (Video)

August 24, 2015

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

August 17, 2015

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Update on Arlington Pipeline Replacement and Extension Project

August 10, 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

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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

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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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

Final Assessments to Communities (Rates)


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


Court Report


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