Wastewater Division


  • Responsible for the collection and transport of 10 million gallons of sewerage daily.
  • 17,000 residential and commercial accounts within the community.
  • Conveyance of sewerage to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) (charged with the transport and treatment of sewerage.)

Collection System

The City's collection system consists of:

  • 231 miles of gravity mains
  • 18 miles of force mains
  • 43 pumping stations
  • 6,500 manholes
  • Over 40 miles of cross-country sewer-line easements