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After idle year prompted by pandemic restrictions, the Sebago Lake monitoring buoy is back in water

06.08.2021

The Portland Water District deployed the real-time water quality buoy in Sebago Lake’s Lower Bay last week and continues to work o

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Local industries recognized for excellence in pretreatment of wastewater

05.10.2021

Congratulations to these Portland businesses who achieved full compliance with their industrial discharge permits for the 2020-2021 Industrial Pretreatment (IPT) year which ended on April 30th:

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Bourque of South Portland Awarded $1,500 Scholarship

05.04.2021

Congratulations to Simon Bourque of South Portland, who was recently presented with the DiPietro Memorial Scholarship.

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

04.05.2021

As part of National Drinking Water Week and Clean Water Week, PWD partners directly with the manufacturer to offer discounted rain barrels at $65 (plus $3.58 tax). This is more than 50% off the retail price!

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National Drinking Water Week, May 2-8

03.30.2021

Your water: Pure, safe, reliable.

Celebrate your drinking water by taking a free virtual tour of the Sebago Lake Water Treatment Facility and exploring the new “Forever Forests for Sebago Lake” virtual Story Map.

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Portland Water District begins spring program to clean water mains

03.24.2021

This week water main maintenance began in Westbrook and then will be moving to South Portland and Portland (Woodford street heading west) and other parts of the system.

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

03.15.2021

The deadline to apply for the Joseph A. DiPietro Scholarship is March 29. The scholarship serves students in communities served by the Portland Water District who are pursuing a career that is applicable to the water/wastewater industry

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COVID 19 Response Update

03.05.2021

As we approach the end a year navigating the many changes and challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic presented, I wanted to share with you a current picture of where we are today. 

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PWD receives highest award for financial reporting

03.02.2021

(Greater Portland, Maine) –  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 for

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Levinsky, Siviski Reelected to Portland Water District Board

11.19.2020

Incumbent Kenneth Levinsky was reelected to a five-year term as a Portland Water District Trustee.

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