After a snow storm, you should shovel the snow away from fire hydrants in front of your home or business. This will greatly help the Fire Department in the event of an emergency, when response time is crucial.
The overall objectives of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) are to ensure the delivery of high quality potable water for consumption and fire protection and the efficient collection of sewage for transport and delivery to the Deer Island Treatment Facility. Below are links to the major construction projects around the City that will improve the water and sewer system:
The North End Water, Sewer, and Drainage project involves the replacement of water mains and the replacement and rehabilitation of sanitary sewer pipes and storm drainage pipes. This project will improve the water distribution system and upgrade aging sewerage and drainage infrastructure throughout the North End.
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission is commencing the replacement of water mains and the replacement and rehabilitation of sewers and drains on various street in East Boston. The purpose of the project is to improve the water distribution system and upgrade aging sewerage and drainage systems in East Boston.