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MWRA - Drawdown at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

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

February 4, 2016

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Update on MWRA Project 7448:
Pipeline Replacement and Extension in Arlingto

February 2, 2016

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Incident Update: Fire Incident at Nut Island, Quincy 01/25/16 - 01/26/16

January 27, 2016

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MWRA to Repair Water Leak in Arlington

January 22, 2016

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MWRA to Repair Water Leak in Belmont

January 14, 2016

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Water Pipeline Work May Cause Discolored Water in Parts of Arlington, Belmont and Lexington

January 12, 2016

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PFOA Not Found in MWRA Drinking Water

January 11, 2016

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New MWRA Web Page for SSO Reporting

December 22, 2015

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

November 19, 2015

MWRA Foss Dam

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

October 27, 2015

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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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Water Reports

MWRA's annual water quality test results for 2014

Annual Drinking Water Test Results


Monthly Water Supply Status Update


Monthly Drinking Water Quality Update


Monthly Community Water Use Report


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 FY16 Current Expense Budget (CEB)


Final FY16 Captial Improvement Program (CIP)


Final Assessments to Communities (Rates)


Information for Investors and Capital Finance Business Partners



Organization and Management Reports

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5-Year Report

MWRA Progress Report Marks 25th Anniversary

February 3, 2011


Court Report


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