Water Division

WINTER STREET WATER MAIN BREAK INFORMATION - DECEMBER 29, 2020

                                                   
(Affecting Winter Street from Dr. Harvey Cushing Way to Long Ave., and surrounding side streets)

The Water Division is responding to a water main break on Winter Street. Water is shut off from Dr. Harvey Cushing Way to Long Ave. Residents that live on Winter Street and surrounding side streets will temporarily experience no water/low water pressure while repairs are being made. 

A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect on Winter Street. Please use caution if you are driving through the area. 

Thank you for your patience while we make repairs! 

View more information about water main breaks here


TEMPORARY EMERGENCY WATER SHUT-OFF ON WINTER STREET (BETWEEN LONG AVE. AND DR. HARVEY CUSHING WAY) DUE TO A POTENTIAL WATER MAIN BREAK

                                                                                      12/29/20

The Water Division is responding to a potential water main break on Winter Street. Residents on Winter Street between Dr. Harvey L Cushing Way and Long Ave., (including side streets) may experience no water/low water pressure.  More information to come as we investigate. 

Water is Life

Framingham Public Works recently made a documentary about the 50+ mile journey our water travels to reach us, the critical importance of maintenance and improvements to our infrastructure and the 27+ mile journey our wastewater travels to be treated and delivered back into the earths water cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Distribution of a public potable water supply through a complex system of pumps, pipes, valves, and reservoirs
  • Provision of fire suppression service to the 17,000 residential and commercial accounts
  • Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) Annual Drinking Water Report
  • 250 miles of pipe
  • 17,000 service connections
  • 2,000 hydrants
  • 4,800 gate valves
  • 22,000 meters
  • Four pumping stations
  • Two booster stations
  • Six above ground water tanks (storage capacity -nearly 9 million gallons)
2017 Utility of the year Award

Utility of the Year Award

We are the proud recipient of the 2017 Utility of the Year Award in the large utility category (systems serving over 50,000 people) from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.