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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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News & Updates

 Fall Water Main Flushing to begin October 3rd, 2016

The Acton Water District will begin its fall water main flushing program on Monday, October 3, 2016, and will continue for the entire month of October.  Due to drought conditions and our current outdoor water use ban, adjustments to this plan may be necessary as we get into October.

Outdoor Watering Restrictions -Drought Warning for Central and Northeast Massachusetts 

In light of the continuing drought conditions in the central and northeast portions of Massachusetts, the State of Massachusetts has declared a Drought Warning for these regions, including Acton.  We ask that all customers refrain from outdoor water use until further notice.

Watering Violation Report Form

Please use this form to report a possible violation of our watering restrictions.  This is an anonymous submission and will help us to enforce our conservation program during peak demand.  Thank you for your help!

 Water Quality Report Available

The latest water quality report summarizing water samples collected throughout our system in 2015 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 


Information on this emerging contaminant, links, fact sheets and press release can be found here.

AWD Rules and Regulations

The following Rules, Regulations and Rates, in addition to the applicable provisions of Massachusetts law, shall be considered a part of the Contract with every person
using or seeking to use the water and binding on all water takers.

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Meetings & Events

October 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm    

Commissioners Meeting