Acton’s Groundwater supplies are a limited resource. The Acton Water District draws its water from a few medium-yield aquifers. Acton does not have the wealth of high-yield aquifers, as do some nearby towns. Forty percent of the District’s supply was temporarily lost in 1977 due to organic chemical contamination of two of the District’s wells.
The soon to be commissioned new water filtration plant in South Acton off High Street is approximately 75% complete. The building is fully erected, and the exterior masonry has been completed. Windows & doors are currently being installed, along with the interlocking seam metal roof, which is about 90% installed.
The Acton Water District will begin its fall water main flushing program on Monday, October 6, 2014, and will continue for the entire month of October. We will be flushing water mains east of Central Street and south of Rt 2 (South Acton).
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 www.Acton-Ma.gov.
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The Acton Water District will begin its fall water main flushing program on Monday, October 6, 2014, and will continue for the entire month of October.
The new 12” water main pipe on High Street is completely installed and connected to all residential services and interconnecting streets.
The contractor, Waterline Industries of Seabrook, NH, is approximately 65% complete on the construction and upgrade of facilities
The contractor, Onyx Corporation of Acton, has installed the new water main from Jefferson Drive to Main Street/Route 27.
Wednesday November 5th, 2014