Press Releases

April 2017

May 22 2017 – Joshua Schimmel featured in Faces of Business
May 18 2017 – Mulberry St Pipe Improvement Project
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April 14 2017 – Tyler St Pipe Improvement Project
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April 14 2017 – Pendleton Ave Pipe Improvement Project
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March 2017

March 31 2017 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project – Eastern Avenue between Tyler Street and King Street
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March 31 2017 – Pipe Improvement Project – Quincy Street from Hancock Street to Eastern Avenue
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March 31 2017 – Water Pipe Improvement Project – Mill Street near intersection with Cherry Street
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February 2017

February 18, 2017 – Water main break in Springfield on Saturday afternoon

January 2017

January 27, 2017 – Main Interceptor Project and Traffic Info, Mill Street
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January 13, 2017 – Chlorine Taste and Odor

December 2016

December 29, 2016 – Main Interceptor Rehab Project and Traffic Info – Mill Street
December 14, 2016 – Preventing Frozen Water Pipes
December 2, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Pendleton Ave.
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December 2, 2016 – Sewer Maintenance and Traffic Info – Arch Street

November 2016

November 18, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Union Street
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November 4, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Intersection of Alden St. and Roosevelt Ave.
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October 2016

October 26, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Alden Street at the Intersection of Roosevelt Ave.
October 25, 2016 – Customer Safety Reminder
October 21, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Pendleton Ave.
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October 14, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Tyler Street
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October 7, 2016 – Pipe Improvement Projects and Traffic Info – Union Street and Eastern Avenue
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September 2016

September 29, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Eastern Avenue
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September 23, 2016 – Water and Sewer Pipe Improvement Projects and Traffic Info – Pendleton Ave. and Quincy Street
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September 16, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Multiple Locations
September 14, 2014 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Pendleton Ave.
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September 13, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Quincy Street
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September 8, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Alden Street
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September 6, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Pendleton Ave.
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September 2, 2016 – Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Quincy Street
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August 2016

August 29, 2016 – Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Info – Alden Street at Northumberland Street
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August 19, 2016 – Water and Sewer Pipe Improvement Projects and Traffic Information, Two Locations in Springfield – Arcadia Boulevard and Hancock Street

June 2016

June 28, 2016 – Transmission Main Coming Back Online After Replacement Project
June 24, 2016 – Final Paving and Traffic Info – Central Street
June 24, 2016 – Customer Safety Reminder
June 17, 2016 – FY 2017 Water and Sewer Budget and Rates Approved by Commission
June 3, 2016 – Public Hearing FY 2017 Budget – June 7, 2016

May 2016

May 27, 2016 – Annual Water Quality Report Published
May 24, 2016 – Final Paving, Multiple Locations
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Tyler Street near Eastern Avenue; Quincy Street near Orleans Street; Eastern Avenue at Union Street
May 19, 2016 – Final Paving, Multiple Locations
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Alden Street near Hancock Street; Hancock Street at Tyler Street; Hickory Street at Walnut Street; Pendleton Avenue
May 13, 2016 – Sewer Repair Project and Traffic Info – Quincy Street; Click here for a traffic map

April 2016

April 12, 2016 – Customer Safety Reminder
April 6, 2016 – Rain Barrel Sale

March 2016

March 23, 2016 – Sewer Rehabilitation Project and Traffic Info – Union StreetClick here for a traffic map
March 18, 2016 – Sewer Repair Project and Traffic Info – Worthington Street
March 15, 2016 – Fix a Leak Week Event

January 2016

January 15, 2016 – Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project Traffic Update – Mill Street

December 2015

December 14, 2015 – Next Executive Director Appointed
December 10, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Repair Project and Traffic Info – Intersection of Main Street and Stockbridge Street
December 4, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Repair Project and Traffic Info – Intersection of Union Street and Eastern Avenue

November 2015

November 30, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Intersection of Union Street and Hancock Street
November 24, 2015 – Cease the Grease This Holiday Season!
November 20, 2015 – Water Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Worthington Street
November 3, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Repair Project and Traffic Info – Tyler Street

October 2015

October 27, 2015 – Final Paving and Traffic Info – Central Street, Sherman Street, and McKnight Street
October 26, 2015 – Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project Update – CT River Walk and Bikeway
October 23, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Repair Project – Pendleton Avenue
October 21, 2015 – Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project Traffic Update – Mill Street
October 19, 2015 – Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Alden Street
October 14, 2015 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Hickory Street

September 2015

September 24, 2015 – Springfield Water Wins 2015 New England’s Best Drinking Water Taste Test!
September 8, 2015 – Executive Director Katherine J. Pedersen to Retire

June 2015

June 25, 2015 – FY 2016 Water and Sewer Budget and Rates Approved by Commission
June 15, 2015 – Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project
June 5, 2015 – Public Hearing FY 2016 Budget – June 9, 2015

May 2015

May 28, 2015 – Traffic Update – Pipe Replacement Project, Central Street
May 22, 2015 – Milling and Final Paving – Multiple Locations in Springfield
May 4, 2015 – Celebrate Drinking Water Week, May 3 – 9, 2015

April 2015

April 23, 2015 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Two Locations: Norwood Street and Central Street
April 15, 2015 – Final Paving and Traffic Info – Belmont Avenue
April 14, 2015 – Final Paving and Traffic Info – Intersection of Main Street and Cross Street
April 8, 2015 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Sherman Street and McKnight Street
April 7, 2015 – Final Paving and Traffic Info – Walnut Street
April 3, 2015 – Annual Water Quality Report Published

March 2015

March 17, 2015 – Fix a Leak Week is March 16-22, 2015
March 2, 2015 – Frozen Water Service Pipes

January 2015

January 5, 2015 – Preventing Frozen Water Pipes

December 2014

December 16, 2014 – Update on State Street Repairs
December 15, 2014 – State Street from Dwight Street to Main Street Reopened
December 12, 2014 – This Month Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

November 2014

November 24, 2014 – Cease The Grease This Holiday Season
November 20, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Projects and Traffic Info: Two Locations – Cross Street and Central Street
November 4, 2014 – Customer Safety Reminder

October 2014

October 31, 2014 – Final Paving, Sumner Avenue
October 8, 2014 – Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Walnut Street

September 2014

September 26, 2014 – Washburn Street Event

August 2014

August 26, 2014 – Sign Up For Emergency Notices With Blackboard Connect
August 25, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Westminster Street
August 19, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Belmont Ave
August 17, 2014 – Mandatory Water Use Restriction to be Lifted at 5pm
August 14, 2014 – Mandatory Water Use Restriction

July 2014

July 23, 2014 – 54″ Transmission Main Shut Down
July 14, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Central Street
July 7, 2014 – Commission Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
July 3, 2014 – Upcoming Milling and Paving – Multiple Locations in Brightwood and Memorial Square Neighborhood

June 2014

June 30, 2014 – Commission Receives Rating Upgrade from Standard & Poor’s
June 18, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Saint James Ave and Ripley Place
June 13, 2014 – FY 2015 Water and Sewer Budget and Rates Approved by Commission

May 2014

May 30, 2014 – Budget Public Hearing Scheduled for June 3, 2013, 6pm, Springfield City Hall
May 28, 2014 – Budget Public Hearing Scheduled for June 3, 2013
May 20, 2014 – Transmission Main Coming Back Online After Routine Maintenance
May 13, 2014 – Service Pipe Break at 351 Bridge Street – UPDATE
May 12, 2014 – Service Pipe Break at 351 Bridge Street
May 8, 2014 – Annual Rain Barrel Program Kicks Off, Rain Barrels for Sale Now Through June 2, 2014
May 5, 2014 – Celebrate Drinking Water Week, May 4 – 10, 2014!

April 2014

April 21, 2014 – Paving After Water Main Valve Repair and Traffic Information: Route 5 / I-91 North On-Ramp from Longhill Street to Close
April 15, 2014 – Water and Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info – Two Locations: Sumner Avenue and Allen Street
April 10, 2014 – Water Main Valve Repair and Traffic Information: Route 5 / I-91 North On-Ramp from Longhill Street to Close
April 4, 2014 – Testing Emergency Water Connection in Ludlow for Chicopee, South Hadley, and Wilbraham

March 2014

March 19, 2014 – Annual Water Quality Report Published
March 18, 2014 – Sewer Pipe Assessment on Main Street in Springfield: Parking and Traffic Information
March 7, 2014 – Sewer Pipe Replacement Project and Traffic Info: Intersection of Allen Street, Sumner Avenue, Abbott Street, and Harkness Avenue, Springfield

January 2014

January 22, 2014 – Springfield Water and Sewer Commission Receives Favorable Standard & Poor’s Bond Rating
January 6, 2014 – Bridge Street Service Pipe Break