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Portland Water District begins spring flushing program

05.15.2020

Water main maintenance began in Windham and Falmouth this week, and will move to other cities and towns later. Maintenance flushing activities will occur during business hours, Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

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Two Local Students Awarded $1,500 Scholarships

04.29.2020

Monday at the Portland Water District’s remote Board meeting, Trustees awarded 2020 Joseph A.

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To ensure safe water, PWD advises flushing internal plumbing after prolonged vacancy

04.29.2020

The Portland Water District recommends before consuming the water from a residence, office, or building that has been vacant for a long period during the state’s stay-at-home order, you should first conduct a thorough flushing of the internal plum

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Portland Water District Trustees delay May 1 water rate increase

04.07.2020

On Monday, April 6 at a special (remote) meeting of the Portland Water District Board of Trustees, the Board unanimously voted to table the water rate increase that was scheduled to take place May 1. They will revisit it again in late May.

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2021 Images of Sebago Lake Calendar

04.02.2020

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Increased use of cleaning wipes and short supplies of toilet paper, raise concerns over improperly flushed materials

03.17.2020

With the increased attention on disinfection practices and short supplies of toilet paper during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Water District reminds the public to flush only toilet paper and human waste. Materials not meant to be flush

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COVID 19 Response; Current Service Impacts

03.13.2020

5/4/20: Activation of seasonal water services is underway throughout our service area and will be complete by June 1.

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Portland Water District reissues consumer warning, postcard marketing campaign

02.27.2020

We continue to receive calls alerting us to a postcard being mailed to communities, currently in Scarborough, urging residents to get their water tested due to seasonal changes in the water table. 

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Recent complications compel Portland Water District to urge public sewer customers to only flush human waste and toilet paper

02.11.2020

Recently, the Portland Water District has been responding to an increase in materials plugging pumps and causing system failures at our wastewater pump stations.  For the health of our environment, the public, and wastewater workers, we’d like to remind everyone to please only flush toilet paper and human waste.

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PWD receives highest award for financial reporting

01.28.2020

The Portland Water District was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).  The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of go

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