Due to construction, we will not be conducting a rain barrel sales event in 2024. Please check back in 2025. 

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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 over 200,000 people – 56,000 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.

Customer Satisfaction


About The Size Of It

Employees: 186

Services: 56,114

Service Area: 140 sq miles

Daily average of

Water delivered: 21 million gallons

Water Mains: 1,010 miles

Hydrants: 5,197

Wastewater Pipe: 115 miles

Wastewater Pump Stations: 76

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.