Updates
SWSC’s Mike Popko Named 2020 Massachusetts Water Works Pride Award Recipient
Congratulations to Mike Popko, our Superintendent of Water Facilities, for receiving the Massachusetts Water Works Association’s 2020 Water… Read More 
Important Flushing Advisory for Building Re-Openings
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission delivers treated drinking water through its distribution system in Springfield and Ludlow. Building… Read More 
Cobble Mountain Reservoir at Normal Levels
August 18, 2020 – The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (Commission) is notifying its customers that there are currently no water… Read More 
FY21 Budget and Rates Adopted
On June 17, 2020, the Commission voted to adopt FY21 budget and rates. The proposed FY21 budget was initially issued on May 1, 2020. The… Read More 
SWSC Awarded Competitive SRF Financing
May 5, 2020 The Commission is pleased to announce that it was awarded a $15 million low-cost competitive loan for a critical drinking… Read More 
SWSC’s Christina Jones Receives Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award
Christina Jones, Deputy Director of Water Operations at the Commission, has been recognized by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst College of… Read More 
SWSC’s Water Treatment Plant Featured on Connecting Point
WGBY’s Connecting Point recently visited our West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant in Westfield to learn how drinking water is… Read More 
State’s First Online Water Treatment Operator Course Offered by STCC, SWSC, MWWA
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission has partnered with Springfield Technical Community College and the Massachusetts Water Works Association to… Read More 
Preventing Lead Contamination – WGBY Connecting Point
How SWSC monitors for and reduces the potential for lead contamination was discussed on the July 18, 2019 episode of WGBY’s… Read More 
Executive Director Josh Schimmel Discusses Water Quality on Connecting Point
SWSC Executive Director Josh Schimmel and UMass Prof. David Reckhow discussed the recent public notification about water quality with… Read More 
Peter Thayer Named Distinguished Water Operator of the Year
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission is proud to announce that Mr. Peter Thayer, a Water Operator based at the Commission’s West Parish… Read More 
Chlorine Taste and Odor
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission has recently adjusted the disinfection process at West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant. Some consumers… Read More 
Preventing Frozen Water Pipes
In anticipation of the upcoming dip in temperatures, the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission is reminding the public to take steps to prevent… Read More