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Bourque of Sanford Graduates Management Candidate School

09.22.2016

Portland Water District’s Distribution Supervisor Ryan Bourque recently completed Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee’s (JETCC) Management Candidate School.  The year long program was designed to prepare water pollu

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Water Main Work on Ocean Street, South Portland

09.12.2016

The Portland Water District will be replacing a 350 foot section of water main on Ocean Street in South Portland near the section of Broadway, beginning this week.

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Portland Water District Honored With Peak Performance Awards

08.23.2016

The Portland Water District’s Westbrook/Gorham Wastewater Treatment Facility has received a Silver Peak Performance Award and the Peaks Island Wastewater Treatment Facility was honored with a Gold Peak Performance Award.  The Peak Performance

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PWD receives distinquished budget award

08.05.2016

(Greater Portland) –  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 co

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$11.4 million wastewater project reaches milestone: Public Tour August 18

08.03.2016

(Portland) A $11.4 million project to update the East End Wastewater Treatment Plant’s aeration system has reached a milestone.  The first of three aeration tanks to be replaced will go online tomorrow.  The 36-year old aeration system,

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Portland Water District Gets An Ear Full: #WhyWatersWorthIt

07.05.2016

With summer heating up, Portland Water District gave out some cool prizes to winners of the #WhyWatersWorthIt social media ca

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Water Main Break Reduces Water Pressure On Casco Bay Islands

06.30.2016

As a result of a water main break between Great Diamond Island and Little Diamond Island, Portland Water District customers on Great Diamond Island, Little Diamond Island, Peaks Island, and Cushings Island may have experienced low water pressure t

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Scarborough Student Awarded $1,500 Scholarship

06.28.2016

Yesterday the Portland Water District Board of Trustees awarded the 2016 Joseph A.

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Both Moody's and S&P Jump Portland Water District’s Bond Ratings to Aa3 and AA, Respectively, Providing Significant Savings

06.27.2016

Recently both major credit rating agencies announced upgrades to the Portland Water District’s (PWD) bond rating.  The upgrades reflect consistent practices of well-managed financial operations particularly in debt service and liquidity.&nbsp

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