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Final Flushing to be Completed from 9am-3pm on Monday

Housatonic Water Works is preparing to complete the system-wide flushing on Monday, October 15 from 9am-3pm in the Park Street area, with a 1 hour break around noon. Customers in the area may experience roily water. For more information about … Continue reading

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Housatonic Announces Water Mains Flushing Program

Housatonic Water Works Company will be flushing water mains via hydrants throughout our distribution system from October 9-23, 2018. The purpose of system flushing is to remove accumulated sediment in our mains which has caused roily water in various sections … Continue reading

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Water Update

Company to send customers letters with their September bills. Preview below: Read our Summer 2018 Water Update

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Hydrant Flushing August 1 through August 7

Housatonic Water Works Company will be flushing its water mains via hydrants throughout our distribution system from August 1 through August 7, 2018. The purpose of system flushing is to remove accumulated sediment in our mains which has caused roily … Continue reading

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Save The Date: 2018 1st Public Informational Meeting

Housatonic Water Works, in accordance with our settlement agreement with the Department of Public Utilities (DPU 15-179) will be holding our First Informational Meeting for calendar year 2018. Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1089 Main Street North, Housatonic, MA 01236 (click … Continue reading

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Color, Taste, and Odor: What you should know

From time to time the MassDEP receives consumer questions or complaints regarding the look, taste or the odor of drinking water. Listed below are common problems with drinking water and their most common causes. Please note that a particular problem … Continue reading

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What is Roily Water?

What is it? Cloudy water. Is it safe to drink? Yes. Water is processed through a slow sand filter and disinfected with Chlorine before entering the distribution system. Water is tested for bacteria and Chlorine levels are continuously monitored. What … Continue reading

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Lead & Copper Sampling Results, June 2018

View our most recent Lead and Copper testing results in June by clicking below: Lead & Copper Sampling Results June 2018

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2017 Housatonic Water Works Consumer Confidence Report Now Available

Housatonic Water’s 2017 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Safe Drinking Water Act requires water systems to provide this annual report to all its consumers. The requirements for report content, format, … Continue reading

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Lead & Copper Sampling Results, December 2017

View our most recent Lead and Copper testing results in December by clicking below: Lead & Copper Sampling Results December 2017

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