Category: Water Department

Annual Water System Flushing Program Continues

Annual Water System Flushing Program The City of Woburn Water Department will be conducting water system flushing throughout the City beginning Monday, May 10, 2021.  System flushing will continue through the next few months.  Flushing of the water system will be conducted on weekdays between the hours of 8:30am to 3pm.  The program will be completed … Continued

Public Works Week 2021

Public Works Week 2021 Our Public Works personnel design, install, maintain, and manage our City infrastructure.  This includes everything from the water, sewer and drainage systems, to the roads, sidewalks and parks throughout the City of Woburn.  Their work is done in all kinds of weather, night and day, and is vital to the public … Continued

Drinking Water Week 2021

It’s Drinking Water Week!  May 2-8, 2021 is Drinking Water Week. For more than 40 years the American Water Works Association and its members have used Drinking Water Week as a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives.  We would … Continued

State Declares Critical Drought Level for Woburn

STATE DECLARES CRITICAL DROUGHT LEVEL FOR WOBURN Five consecutive months of below-normal rainfall has led State Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides to declare a Level 3 – Critical Drought situation in the Charles River watershed, and Woburn is tributary to the river basin. Mayor Scott Galvin urges residents to read the State … Continued

Scoop the Poop!

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! The weather is getting warmer and we’ve all been inside for a while.  Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always … Continued

Scoop the Poop!

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in our water. When it rains, dog poop and other pollutants are carried over our sidewalks, driveways, and roads into the nearest … Continued

World Water Day

Today is #WorldWaterDay!  Let’s all take a moment today to remember how precious this resource is and that not all around the world have access to safe drinking water as we do!   #makeeverydropcount #savewater

Fix a Leak Week, 2019

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA’s annual Fix a Leak Week, March 18 through 24, 2019—but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and … Continued

PFASs Not Found in Woburn or MWRA Drinking Water

You might have read recent news reports about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (together abbreviated as PFASs). These are a class of human-made chemicals typically associated with manufacturing of non-stick coatings, and water proofing and stain proofing treatments. They have also been associated with certain fire-fighting foams. The US EPA has issued health advisories of 70 parts … Continued

SCAM ALERT: Door Hangers not from Woburn Water Dept or MWRA

Many MWRA customers have had a door hanger with a small vial left at their door with a request for it to be filled with water to be tested. This request is NOT from the Woburn Water Department or MWRA. It is from a firm selling home water treatment devices. If you are interested in … Continued