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Portland Water District Trustees Approves A Combined $108.7 Million Operating and Capital Budget for 2024

12.29.2023

Portland Water District’s Board of Trustees approved a combined $60.1 million water and wastewater operating budget and a $48.6 million capital budget for 2024 at the November 27, 2023, public meeting.

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Protecting public health, water quality, and you! Minimizing the risk of lead exposure.

12.20.2023

Portland Water District’s top priority is providing safe drinking water. Minimizing the risk of lead getting into your drinking water is critical to achieving that goal.

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Portland Water District customers saw significant benefit from water assistance program

12.19.2023

A total of 241 Portland Water District customers received nearly $290,000 in benefits through the two-year-old Maine Water Assistance Program.

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Portland Water District employees called on as industry leaders

11.28.2023

The Portland Water District prides itself on delivering exceptional services and proudly shares its knowledge and time to support the water and wastewater industry. Below are the latest appointments. 

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Hunt and Jasper recognized for published paper, Responding to Customer Water Quality Inquiries

10.03.2023

Congratulations to Portland Water District's Paul Hunt of Cape Elizabeth and Susan Jasper of Litchfield, both were recognized for their paper that was published in The New England Water Works Association’s Journal.

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Portland Water District earns national recognition for sustainability.

10.02.2023

The Portland Water District (PWD) was recently honored with the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies’ (AMWA) Sustainable Water Utility Management Award.

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Portland Water District Seeks Applications For 2023 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants

09.05.2023

Applications for 2023 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants are now being accepted. The grant program offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entities. Over the past ten years, PWD has awarded $63,000 to support the installati

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Portland Water District bond rating remains high, Aa3 for water bonds, Aa1 for wastewater bonds

08.03.2023

Last month, Moody’s Investment Services confirmed Portland Water District’s (PWD) credit rating of Aa3 water bonds, Aa1 wastewater bonds, citing a well-managed district with sound debt service coverage, manageable debt profile, and very stron

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Cape Elizabeth, Westbrook wastewater facilities earn peak performance award

08.01.2023

The Portland Water District was recently recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) with its 2022 Peak Performance Award for the Cape Elizabeth Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Westbrook/Gorham Regional Wastewater

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PWD welcomes the newest trustee, Leroy Crockett of Scarborough

07.27.2023

Leroy Crockett of Scarborough is our newest trustee.  As a write-in candidate, he received 126 votes out of 53

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