The illegal operation of fire hydrants is dangerous and can result in breaks and the malfunction of the hydrant when needed for fire emergencies. Keep neighborhoods safe; report open hydrants to 617-989-7000.
Boston is home to New England's oldest and largest water and sewer systems, which are owned, maintained and operated by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC). Established in 1977, BWSC provides potable water and sewer services to more than one million people per day. BWSC is also the leading organizer of We Are All Connected, a campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of protecting and preserving Bostonís waterways.
Program Designed to Protect the Health and Safety of Boston's Residents from Lead.
Lead is everywhere. Whether you live in an apartment or single family home, in an old or new neighborhood, lead is in your environment.
The Automatic Meter Reading System allows customers to monitor usage and control costs.
In Boston, we are all connected through our water. People, who live, work in, or visit the city all enjoy our harbor, rivers, brooks, and ponds - our waterways - and keeping them pollution-free is a priority. Learn more about all of Boston's water on our interactive webpage.
BWSC's plan with EPA to improve Boston's water quality, increase public awareness and protect the environment.
BWSC's Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) maps display the location of SSOs throughout the City of Boston over a selected time period.
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission won "Best of the Best" in a national tap water taste test.
BOSTON - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - In recognition of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission's (BWSC) long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston, ...