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The Acton Water District is a community public water supply that delivers high quality drinking water to the majority (about 95 percent) of the residents of the town of Acton, Massachusetts.  All of the water provided from the District comes from eleven wells located within the town of Acton. The District’s system consists of 106 miles of water main, four storage tanks, and a variety of treatment facilities that assist in the production of high quality finished water.

The Acton Water District is a municipal entity separate from the Town of Acton chartered by the Massachusetts Legislature’s Acts of 1912. The Town of Acton’s web site is


Contact UsFor emergencies, a District employee is on call 24 hours a day. To reach the operator on call dial 978-263-9107 and follow the instructions.

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Emergency Notifications

04/17/2014   9:22am

Stow/Liberty/Martin intersection will have water main work done today.

The work will require a shutdown of the water main.  Some customers will have no water and have been notified by correspondence, and some customers in the surrounding area may encounter discolored water due to the change in direction of flow when isolating the water main.  Expected areas to encounter discolored water are the Prescott and Nash Road area(s).  Thank you for your continued patience.

News & Updates

2014 Spring Flushing

The Acton Water District will begin its spring water main flushing program on Monday, April 7, 2014.  We will be flushing water mains in various areas of town to maintain water quality.

Friday, April 18, 2014
More work will continue in the Liberty/Stow area requiring a shutdown of the water main and the flow reversal will cause discolored water.

South Acton Transmission Main

Contractor has started up again and expect traffic patterns to be impacted on School Street, Parker Street, Assabet Crossing and High Street.

Contractor Mobilized to Hayward Road
Contractor will be doing some additional Water Main Upgrades on Hayward Road

Contractor moblized on Stow Street 
Contractor mobilized for completion of Stow Street upgrade.

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2014 Rain Barrel Program

The  Water Supply District of Acton has partnered with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park, MA to offer recycled barrels to residents as part of a community wide water conservation program.  

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Meetings & Events

April 17, 2014

WLMAC Meeting

April 17, 2014

Finance Committee Meeting

April 28, 2014

Commissioners Meeting