January 6, 2023 – Tier 2 water quality violation for haloacetic acid (HAA5) and total trihalomethanes (TTHM) . Click here to read the notification.
The 2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality report summarizes the results of more than 52,000 water quality tests from the past year. The report also contains useful information about the source of your drinking water, the drinking water treatment process, and updates on the construction of the new West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant. Learn more
Highly competitive award will help fund SWSC’s $500 million Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Renewal Program. Learn more
Now Accepting applications for FY23!
The Customer Assistance Program provides a one-time bill credit of up to $250 to eligible homeowners with water and/or sewer accounts with the Commission. Learn more and apply.
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
Looking for a change? Drinking water treatment plant operators are in high demand! Learn more
Help us prevent sewer backups – remember never rinse cooking fats, oils, or grease down your drain.
Learn more about how you can help prevent sewer backups in your house, or on our streets!
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.