Water & Sewer Department

The Water and Sewer department is a municipally owned utility for the residents of Shrewsbury.  Our water supply is derived from a series of gravel packed wells pumping over 4 million gallons of water a day.  The Sewer Department was started as a separate department in 1963.  Wastewater is treated with primary and secondary treatment at the regional Westborough Plant.

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

After treatment water is discharged into the Assabet River.  The Water Department supplies over 11,000 service connections through over 200 miles of water main to approximately 33,000 people.  The Sewer Department operates and maintains approximately 40 pump stations for over 165 miles of sewer main.

  1. Water Main Flushing Maintenance Completed

    The Water Department has completed water main flushing in the center section of Town areas by end of work Thursday, 4/27/17. Read on...
  2. Manganese and Hexavalent Chromium Updates

    Latest update for Manganese and Hexavalent Chromium levels. Town constructing a new biological filtration water treatment plant. Read on...
  3. 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    The Water Department has published the 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report, which is now available to view. Please follow the link to the report. Link to 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
  4. 2017 Resolution Water Use Restriction Adopted

    Water Use Restrictions for 2017, adopted on Tuesday, 4/11/17 by the Board of Selectmen, are effective May 1, 2017, and will end on September 30, 2017. Read on...
  5. Shrewsbury Rain Barrel Program

    Save Money, Collect Rain Water, Conserve Energy Additional Info...
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