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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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Opt-Out Program for Radio Frequency Meters

Housatonic Water is committed to utilizing technologies that result in cost saving to its customers. Housatonic Water Works intends to request the state Department of Public Utilities to allow it to offer customers a choice of manually read or cellular … Continue reading

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Second Public Informational Meeting: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Housatonic Water Works, in accordance with our settlement agreement with the Department of Public Utilities (DPU 15-179) will be holding our Second Informational Meeting for calendar year 2017. Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1089 Main Street North, Housatonic, MA 01236 (click … Continue reading

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Photo: Installation of 8″ Water Main on Route 183

New 8″ ductile iron water main installation on Route 183.

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