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:
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.
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
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.
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