Trash and sewage from boating pollutes our rivers and ocean. Empty waste holding tanks at pump-out facilities and properly maintain marine sanitation device hoses to prevent clogging and unnecessary odor.
Boston is home to New England's oldest and largest water and sewer systems, which are owned, maintained and operated by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC). Established in 1977, BWSC provides potable water and sewer services to more than one million people per day. BWSC is also the leading organizer of We Are All Connected, a campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of protecting and preserving Bostonís waterways.
Help to keep fire hydrants visible by removing snow during the winter. Report open fire hydrants.
Lead is everywhere. Whether you live in an apartment or single family home, in an old or new neighborhood, lead is in your environment.
The Automatic Meter Reading System allows customers to monitor usage and control costs.
In Boston, we are all connected through our water. People, who live, work in, or visit the city all enjoy our harbor, rivers, brooks, and ponds - our waterways - and keeping them pollution-free is a priority. Learn more about all of Boston's water on our interactive webpage.
BWSC's plan with EPA to improve Boston's water quality, increase public awareness and protect the environment.
BWSC's Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) maps display the location of SSOs throughout the City of Boston over a selected time period.
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission won "Best of the Best" in a national tap water taste test.
BOSTON - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - In recognition of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission's (BWSC) long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston, ...