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June 10, 2014
PWD Seeks Applications For 2015 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants
The Portland Water District (PWD) seeks applications for 2015 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants. The grant program, in its second year, offers fre... more
June 3, 2014
Maine’s Don't Flush Baby Wipes Campaign Receives National Recognition
The Don’t Flush Baby Wipes Campaign was recently recognized with two prestigious awards, the US EPA Environmental Merit Award and the Governor’s Award... more
May 22, 2014
TroutKids Release involves local students in restoration of Trout Brook
When: Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Small Elementary School, South Portland, 5th Grade Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:45 a.m. – 12:0... more
May 6, 2014
Water Main Maintenance Began May 5
Water main maintenance began in Windham and Cape Elizabeth this week and will last approximately two months. In an effort to reduce customer inconven... more
April 14, 2014
Unique Book Publishing Project Teaches Local Students Content And Advanced Skills
On April 10th, a group of Windham High School students presented their published book, Water Maine, at the Maine State Librarian Conference. Over t... more
April 4, 2014
National Drinking Water Week, May 4-10
Attend a FREE Event Hosted by the Portland Water District May 4 – May 10 Sebago Lake Water Treatment Facility Tour & Public Open House Monday... more
March 28, 2014
New England’s 2nd largest UV water treatment facility hits EPA’s April 1 deadline
to begin treating water
MEDIA ADVISORY What: Exclusive Media Tour of New UV Water Treatment System; A behind the scenes look at how it works. After nearly five years of... more
March 28, 2014
Portland Water District’s largest conservation grant in its history awards $268,899 to local land tr
This week, the Portland Water District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a contribution of $268,899 to support the conservation of 791 acres of l... more
March 27, 2014
Guy Cote, Westbrook, Elected President
Kenneth Levinsky, Portland, Elected Vice President
At the Portland Water District Board of Trustees’ annual March meeting, Guy Cote was reelected President and Kenneth Levinsky was reelected Vice Presi... more
March 10, 2014
Lakeside campus celebrates first water bottle filling fountain funded by the PWD
Kick off drinking tap water initiative
Last year, the Portland Water District (PWD) announced the creation of a grant program that offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entiti... more