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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

Discolored Water in South Acton Persists

Due to the ongoing process of getting the new South Acton Water Treatment Plant into service, discoloration of water in various areas of South Acton persists. 

South Acton raw water transmission main trench to be paved

Over the course of the next 2-3 weeks, Lazaro Paving of Acton will be milling and re-surfacing the roadways on School Street, Parker Street, High Street and Assabet Crossing.

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

June 1, 2015

     Commissioners Meeting

May 14th, 2015 12:00pm

     Finance Committee Meeting