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Baby trout teach local students about pollution and sustainability

05.14.2019

Portland Water District’s TroutKids Program – The Release

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Nelson, of South Portland, Awarded $1,500 Scholarship

04.26.2019

Recently the Portland Water District Board of Trustee’s President Guy Cote presented Keith Nelson, of South Portland, the 2019 DiPietro Scholarship.

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Celebrate National Drinking Water Week with the Portland Water District, May 5-11, by touring our water treatment plant or participating in a local brewery collaborative

04.11.2019

The Portland Water District is providing two opportunities to learn about water treatment and protection during National Drinking Water Week. 

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Seasonal water service activation for Islands, April 2019

04.02.2019

Residents of Cushing’s, Great Diamond, Little Diamond, and Peaks Island: Activation of Seasonal Water Service April 2019

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2019 water main flushing program has begun.

04.02.2019

Water main maintenance began in Standish and Raymond this week, and will move to other parts of the system later in the month. Maintenance flushing activities will occur during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m.

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Guy Cote, Westbrook, Elected President, Louise Douglas, Windham, Elected Vice President

03.28.2019

At the Portland Water District Board of Trustees’ annual March meeting, Guy Cote was elected President and Louise Douglas was elected Vice President.  David Kane was reelected as treasurer, and Donna Katsiaficas was reelected as clerk. 

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Conserve Water and Stop Pollution: Portland Water District offers rain barrels at cost!

03.05.2019

As part of National Drinking Water Week and Clean Water Week, PWD partners directly with the manufacturer to offer discounted rain barrels at $60 (plus $3.30 tax). This is more than 50% off the retail price of $125!

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PWD receives highest award for financial reporting

02.12.2019

(Greater Portland) –  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 re

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$1,500 Joseph A. DiPietro Scholarship Application now available

01.10.2019

(Greater Portland, Maine) The deadline to apply for the Joseph A.

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Portland Water District advances reduction of nutrient pollution in Casco Bay: Board endorses successful inaugural year of nutrient removal efforts at wastewater plant

12.20.2018

Committed to the health of Casco Bay and recognizing nutrient pollution as a nation-wide concern, the Portland Water District (PWD) has taken several steps to reduce nitrogen in wastewater discharges from its plants.  Most recently, a moderni

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