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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.

Pay OnlineClick here to go to our payment center. If you do not know your account number, please refer to your bill or call the office during normal business hours.

Go PaperlessClick here  for information on how to receive some of our publications (not your bills) via email instead of USPS.

News & Updates

South Acton Water Treatment Plant

The South Acton Water Treatment Plant (SAWTP) is approximately 85% complete.

Solicitation for Private Water Service Repair Insurance

The Acton Water District (AWD) is aware that customers have received a direct solicitation from HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp (HomeServe).

Pressure Reducing Valve and High Water Pressure

Sustained pressure that exceeds 80 psi can damage on-site plumbing systems and may affect your water fixtures.  Some areas of our system do exceed this pressure and you may consider having a licensed plumber install a pressure-reducing valve at your home.

Important Water Quality Notice January 2015

Our water system recently violated a monthly drinking water standard.  Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct this situation.

>> Archived News and Information

>>AWD Rules and Regulations


Meetings & Events

March 9, 2015

     Commissioners Meeting


     Finance Committee