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$1,500 Joseph A. DiPietro Scholarship Application now available

03.15.2021

The deadline to apply for the Joseph A. DiPietro Scholarship is March 29. The scholarship serves students in communities served by the Portland Water District who are pursuing a career that is applicable to the water/wastewater industry

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PWD receives highest award for financial reporting

03.02.2021

(Greater Portland, Maine) –  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 for

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Levinsky, Siviski Reelected to Portland Water District Board

11.19.2020

Incumbent Kenneth Levinsky was reelected to a five-year term as a Portland Water District Trustee.

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Portland Water District among 23 entities poised to benefit from renewable energy contracts

11.12.2020

Portland Water District is among 23 Competitive Energy Services (CES) Consortium members taking advantage of Maine’s new net energy billing credit program.

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PWD received Distinguished Budget Award

10.21.2020

The Portland Water District recently was awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its annual budget for fiscal year beginning, January 1, 2020.  The award represents a sig

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Deactivation of Seasonal Water Service

10.07.2020

October 2020: Windham, Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth

November 2020: Cushing’s, Great Diamond, Little Diamond, and Peaks Island

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Cooper of Windham and Johnson of Gorham complete Wastewater Operator’s School

09.30.2020

Portland Water District’s Crystal Cooper and Evan Johnson recently completed an 8-month long Wastewater Operator School offered through JETCC in conjunction with Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Maine Water Environment Association. Both work at the East End Wastewater Treatment Facility.

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Applications for 2021 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants Now Available

09.10.2020

Applications for 2021 Water Bottle Filling Fountain Grants are now being accepted. The grant program offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entities. Last year, five grants were awarded.

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As schools open, PWD advises flushing internal plumbing to ensure safe water

08.27.2020

The Portland Water District recommends before consuming water from a building that has been vacant for a long period, a thorough flushing of the internal plumbing should be conducted to remove stagnant water.

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