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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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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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Allagash Brewing Recognized for Pretreatment Excellence

01.02.2020

Allagash Brewing was recently recognized for their outstanding efforts in Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment with the 2019 Pretreatment Excellence Award presented by the Maine Water Environment Association.

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Portland Water District Trustees Approve $47.5 Million Budget for 2020

12.31.2019

Recently the Portland Water District’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved (10-0, Burns abstained), a combined $47.5 million water and wastewater operating budget which represents a 4.3% increase over 2019.  Much of the increase is attribu

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Portland Water District announces ‘a day without water’ challenge

10.21.2019

Over 22 million gallons of water are treated, delivered, and consumed by Portland Water District customers every day.  Some places do not have access to clean, abundant supplies of water due to contamination, natural disasters, or infrastruct

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Portland Water District seeks applicants for 2020 water bottle filling fountain grants

10.17.2019

The Portland Water District (PWD) seeks applications for 2020 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants.  The grant program offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entities. 

Last year, nine grants were awarded.

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PWD received Distinguished Budget Award

09.26.2019

The Portland Water District recently was awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).  The award represents a significant achievement and reflects a commitment to the highest pri

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Woodland Owner Appreciation Day

09.23.2019

 

BRIDGTON – 20 to 40 landowners of 10+ acres of woodlands will gather at the Lakes Environmental Association’s Highland Research Forest for an afternoon of appreciation and discovery.

WHAT: Woodland Owner Appreciation Day

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