Lawn watering, seasonal planting, pools, sprinklers, and more…it is the season for outdoor water use!
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Did you know we analyze over 50,000 drinking water quality tests every year? View our annual water quality report for a detailed summary of test results in 2020, information on the source and treatment of your drinking water, and other useful information. Learn More
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Planning efforts to upgrade the drinking water treatment process at West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant have made significant progress. Learn the latest
The region’s largest wastewater infrastructure project in decades will serve 70% of the region’s population – and protect the health of the Connecticut River – with a new pump station and three new river crossings. Learn more
We are dedicated to providing drinking water of the highest quality and essential sewer service for 250,000 people in the lower Pioneer Valley. Our work values vision, integrity, accountability, and the environment. Learn more about us
In 2019 the Commission broke ground on one of the largest wastewater projects to take place in the region in decades. The York Street Pump Station and Connecticut River Crossing Project will serve 70% of the region’s population with a new pump station and three new pipes across the Connecticut River.
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission was awarded a $15 million subsidized loan through the competitive Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program to help finance the Clearwell and Backwash Pump Station Replacement Project at West Parish Filters to replace aging equipment and ensure reliable drinking water treatment for many years to come.
Raw water from Cobble Mountain Reservoir is filtered, treated, and disinfected at West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant located in Westfield, MA, before flowing through the distribution system to homes and businesses in Springfield and surrounding communities. The Commission is planning a significant modernization of the facility, which was originally built in 1909.