With the increased attention on disinfection practices and short supplies of toilet paper during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Water District reminds the public to flush only toilet paper and human waste. Materials not meant to be flush
Recently, the Portland Water District has been responding to an increase in materials plugging pumps and causing system failures at our wastewater pump stations. For the health of our environment, the public, and wastewater workers, we’d like to remind everyone to please only flush toilet paper and human waste.
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
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.
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
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