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Nov 22
Local Business Wins Award for Wastewater Pretreatment Excellence

SIGCO, a glass fabrication company in Westbrook, was recently presented the Pretreatment Excellence Award

Nov 17
Utilities United Against Scams Recognizes Sixth Annual Utility Scam Awareness Day on November 17

The Portland Water District joins Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) to support International Fraud Awareness Week (November 14-20) and recognize the sixth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day, November 17.

Water main replacement projects are important to maintain water quality and uninterrupted service. Check to see if your neighborhood is affected--view planned projects, statuses, and other related information here.

Cross connections that can allow substances to backflow into the public water supply are some of the most significant threats to public health in the water supply industry.

In the event of widespread water service emergencies, the Portland Water District notifies customers through various methods--media, web site, social media, and CodeRED to name a few.  Register for CodeRED alerts through Cumberland County.