Water & Sewer

Concord's water system was established in 1872. The system consists of 6 groundwater supply wells and 1 surface water supply, pumping stations, 2 storage reservoirs with 7.5 million gallons of capacity, and approximately 121 miles of water main serving approximately 95% of Concord residents, as well as a small population in Carlisle and Acton. Depending on the season, all available production facilities may be called upon to satisfy system demands that fluctuate from 1.5 million gallons per day in the winter to over 4 million gallons per day in the summer.

Concord's sewer system was originally established in 1900. The system includes a 1.2 million gallon-per-day centralized wastewater treatment facility, 2 sewer pumping stations, 6 sewer lift stations, and approximately 33 miles of sewer collection system. The system currently serves 1,692 customers or approximately 35% of the Town.

In 1974 and 1976, Annual Town Meeting established separate Water and Sewer funds to insure that the operation, maintenance and capital improvement of the water and sewer systems would be financially viable enterprises. As such, all expenses incurred by each system are covered entirely by user fees.

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  1. Energy Future Task Force Nov. 3 Meeting Cancelled, Rescheduled to Nov. 10

    The rescheduled meeting will be held on November 10 at 7:30am at the Concord Public Safety Building at 219 Walden Street. For more information on the Task Force, visit their webpage at www.concordma.gov/energyfutureTF Energy Future Task Force Webpage.
  2. Water Main Service Work - Monument Street Area

  3. Beede Swim & Fitness Center Announces Changes, Open House Event

    The Town recently made changes to the Beede Swim & Fitness Center in an effort to maintain current levels of programs and offerings to members. An open house is scheduled for Sunday, Oct 30 for residents interested in learning more about the Beede Center. Additional Info...
  4. Early Voting Start This Monday, October 24

    For the first time, Massachusetts is offering early voting to any registered voter for the Presidential Election – you don’t have to be unable to get to the polls, or to be traveling on November 8th in order to vote early. Read on...
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