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Unique Maine partnership to measure COVID-19 prevalence by testing Greater Portland’s wastewater

07.29.2020

The Portland Water District and Saint Joseph’s College will begin testing Greater Portland’s wastewater for inactive SARS-CoV-2  (COVID-19) fragments using a newly developed method from IDEXX.

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Unique Maine partnership to measure COVID-19 prevalence by testing Greater Portland’s wastewater

07.28.2020

The Portland Water District and Saint Joseph’s College will begin testing Greater Portland’s wastewater for inactive SARS-CoV-2  (COVID-19) fragments using a newly developed method from IDEXX.

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Images of Sebago Lake Calendar- 2021

07.08.2020

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2021 Call for Submissions

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Cape Elizabeth Wastewater Treatment Plant upgraded to eliminate use of chemicals and improve safety and performance

06.09.2020

On June 9, the Portland Water District celebrated the completion of a $1 million project to upgrade disinfection at the Cape Elizabeth Wastewater Treatment Plant with a ribbon cutting ceremony (video can be found here:

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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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