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Who We Are

The Portland Water District (PWD) is a century-old company, rich in history and experience. That tradition forms a solid foundation for delivering quality products, while forward thinking provides innovative approaches to combat emerging issues within the industry. PWD is an independent quasi-municipality, serving nearly 200,000 people – 50,000 customers – in 11 Greater Portland communities. We deliver water service to Falmouth, Raymond, Scarborough, South Portland, Standish, and Windham, and provide both water and wastewater service to Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Gorham, and Portland, Westbrook.

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About The Size Of It

Employees: 178

Customers: 54,000

Service Area: 140 sq miles

Daily average of

Water delivered: 21 million gallons

Water Mains: 1,000 miles

Hydrants: 4,870

Wastewater Pipe: 95 miles

Wastewater Pump Stations: 69

Wastewater Treatment Plants: 4

Tour our web site and learn more about the Portland Water District, our services and responsibilities, and our commitment to our customers and the environment.