Updates
SWSC Receives Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant
The Commission is pleased to announce it was selected, in August 2021, as a recipient of state funding from the Drinking Water Supply Protection… Read More 
Springfield Water and Sewer Commission Announces $500 million Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Renewal Program
On Thursday, September 16, 2021 on Bondi’s Island in Agawam, United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox… Read More 
SWSC Featured in EPA Report to Congress
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce it was recently featured in the Environmental Protection Agency’s… Read More 
SWSC Adopts FY22 Rates
The Board of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission adopted FY22 rates at its regular monthly meeting on June 23, 2021, following a public hearing… Read More 
SWSC Releases Water Quality Report for Calendar Year 2020
The Commission has released its annual Water Quality Report, covering calendar year 2020 for its drinking water retail customers in Springfield and… Read More 
SWSC Issues Proposed FY22 Budget
The Commission has issued its proposed FY22 budget and schedule of rates, fees and charges, and revisions to its Rules and Regulations. A virtual… Read More 
SWSC Awarded $46.7M in Competitive, Low-Interest Loans
A total of $47.5 million in low-interest loans will help save ratepayers $19.7 million in borrowing costs over 20 years for three critical water and… Read More 
SWSC Makes Final Round for $251M Federal Loan
As part of a nationally competitive selection process, EPA has invited the Commission to apply for a $251 million loan to finance its comprehensive… Read More 
View Webinars on SWSC’s Customer Assistance Programs
Need help paying your water/sewer bill? Watch these webinars to learn about different resources available to help you manage your water/sewer account,… Read More 
New Customer Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications
The Commission is excited to announce its new Customer Assistance Program (CAP). The CAP provides a one-time $125 water/sewer bill credit to… Read More 
Commission Receives Awards from Water Industry Organizations
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (Commission) is proud to announce that it is the recipient of three awards from national and state water… Read More 
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