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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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News & Updates

Aerial Drone Flyover of the South Acton Water Treatment Plant

The South Acton Water Treatment Plant has been operating at a high level of efficiency for two years.  The primary purpose of the plant is the removal of naturally occurring iron & manganese from five of the District’s wells. The plant filters about 40% of the District’s supply.  Please enjoy this brief aerial tour

Seasonal Outdoor Water Use Bylaw Update

The Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force met again on May 9th to evaluate current conditions, including the precipitation that occurred in April and early May.  It was recommended that the drought declaration for all parts of Massachusetts be lifted and conditions returned to normal.

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

05/25/2017 @ 6:30 pm
Acton Town Hall
Room 204

  Nuclear Metals Superfund Site 
Informational Session

06/12/2017 @ 7:30 pm

Commissioners Meeting