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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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Go PaperlessClick here  for information on how to receive some of our publications (not your bills) via email instead of USPS.

Emergency Notifications

07/01/2014   10:13am

This is an important message from the Acton Water District.

Effective immediately, lawn watering is restricted to one day per week and still is not allowed from 7 am to 7pm.  Odd number customers may water lawns on Wednesday and even number customers may water lawns on Thursday. 

News & Updates

South Acton Water Treatment Plant

The contractor, Waterline Industries of Seabrook, NH, is approximately 65% complete on the construction and upgrade of facilities

South Acton Transmission Main
The contractor, Joseph P. Cardillo & Son of Wakefield, MA, is in the process of installing a new 12” pipe on High Street from Main Street/Route 27 to approximately 176 High Street.

Hayward Road Water Main Improvement

The contractor, Onyx Corporation of Acton, has installed the new water main from Jefferson Drive to Main Street/Route 27. 

 Water Quality Report Available

The latest water quality report summarizing water samples collected throughout our system in 2013 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

Seasonal Changes & Potential Water Quality Impacts

Due to the recent increase in demand for water, customers may experience water discoloration.

Outdoor Watering Restrictions

The outdoor watering portion of the conservation program restricts all outdoor usage to an odd or even schedule and mandates no outdoor watering on Mondays.

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Meetings & Events

August 14, 2014

WLMAC Meeting

August 18, 2014

Commissioners Meeting