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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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Emergency Notifications

08/21/2014   11:31am

A water main break occurred last night at 10:30 PM on Foster street causing many customers to experience discolored water.

UPDATE- 8/21 @ 11:30 AM- The water main break has been repaired and water is being restored to the area.  Discoloration in any portion of the system may persist for an unknown duration.  We are hopeful that it will subside in the next 12-24 hours.

News & Updates

South Acton Transmission Main (updated 8/6/14)

The contractor has completed the installation of the new water main on High Street and is making preparations to connect interconnecting pipes on intersecting streets to the new main between Main Street and Faulkner Hill Road

Important Water Quality Notice

Our water system recently violated a monthly drinking water standard.  Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct this situation.

South Acton Water Treatment Plant

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

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

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Meetings & Events

August 14, 2014

WLMAC Meeting

August 18, 2014

Commissioners Meeting