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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 Paperless

Click here  for information on how to receive publications and bills online instead of USPS.

Records Request

Click here for all Public Records Requests.

News & Updates

2017 Spring Flushing Program

The Acton Water District will begin its spring water main flushing program on Monday, April 3, 2017.  We will be flushing water mains southwest of Route 2 and west of Route 27/Main St (West Acton).  Click here for more details.

2017 Rain Barrel Program

Acton residents are eligible to purchase rain barrels at a discounted rate for the first fifty (50) buyers!  Click here for more information.

Drought Conditions Continue to Subside

After a period of snow fall, melting, and light rain events, much of the Commonwealth is rebounding from the deep drought conditions of 2015-2016.  At the Drought Management Task Force meeting in February, the Northeast Region, of which Acton is part of, went from a Drought Watch to a Drought Advisory.

Reporting Form

Please use this form to report any issues such as water trench issues, missing covers, water restriction violations etc.   DO NOT USE IF THIS IS A WATER EMERGENCY- PLEASE CALL (978) 263-9107

Water Quality Report Available

The latest water quality report summarizing water samples collected throughout our system in 2015 is available at  Please share this information with other users of water in your home, business, or neighborhood.  If you require an alternate form of this report or have questions on the information contained in it, please contact Matthew Mostoller, Environmental Manager at 978-263-9107 or 


Information on this emerging contaminant, links, fact sheets and press release can be found here.

AWD Rules and Regulations

The following Rules, Regulations and Rates, in addition to the applicable provisions of Massachusetts law, shall be considered a part of the Contract with every person
using or seeking to use the water and binding on all water takers.

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Meetings & Events

04/10/2017 @ 7:30 pm      

Commissioners Meeting     

04/12/2017 @ 7:00 pm    

WLMAC Meeting