Conservation Level

AS OF August 5, 2019 THE CONSERVATION LEVEL IS AT A

  STAGE II

Learn About The Conservation Levels

It is important to know the meaning of the various levels. Click the button below to go to a page with details in English, en español and em português.

You Can Conserve Water Now

There are many things you can today starting today to conserve our precious water. Click the button below for some useful tips.

Milford Water Company’s Water Conservation Policy Relative to Irrigation Systems.

As part of its Mass Department of Public Utilities Approved Rules and Regulations M.D.P.U. No.19 – sheet 13 and in response to the Mass Department of Environmental Protection’s request to develop a more aggressive “Water Conservation Policy” to help meet future demands created a Water Conservation Policy. As part of that approved policy the following reference to lawn irrigation systems is in effect and has been since January 1, 2005.

Sheet 13, Section 17 – WATER CONSERVATION POLICY

(5) Banned all new lawn irrigation systems connected to the Company supply after January 1, 2005. If a customer installed a lawn irrigation system after January 1, 2005 and connected it to the Company’s supply, the Company requires the Customer to disconnect the banned irrigation system and the Company also reserves its right to terminate service to this customer until the irrigation system is disconnected.

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The Milford Water Company office will be closed on Thursday, November 7, 2019 for training.

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THE WATER CONSERVATION LEVEL

 

Effective August 5, 2019

Milford Water Company is currently on a STAGE II Water CONSERVATION Level.

What does this mean to you as a customer?

ALL OUTSIDE WATER USAGE INCLUDING IRRIGATION WATER IS LIMITED TO AN ODD – EVEN ALLOCATION PROGRAM BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7PM AND 7AM. This means that all outside water use is based on your house number, odd numbers may use water on odd calendar days and even numbers may use water on even number days after 7pm and before 7am.

MWC DOES MONITOR FOR VIOLATORS OF THE CONSERVATION STAGES.

 The Milford Water Company at this time would like to thank all of its customers for their cooperation in this matter and hope that by CONSERVING now we will not need to increase our water restriction going forward.

PLEASE VISIT THE WATER CONSERVATION PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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Level of Echo Lake Icon of Echo Lake Levels 1995-2019 PLUS Capacity Echo Lake Levels 1995-2019 PLUS Capacity (66 KiB)

Rainfall Totals Icon of Rainfall Rainfall (48 KiB)

Irrigation Policy Icon of MWC Irrigation Notice MWC Irrigation Notice (0.5 MiB)

MassDEP – brochure on The Value of Public Drinking Water Icon of Water-values Water-values (0.3 MiB)

These pictures were taken at Echo Lake in September 2016.

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Thank you for visiting our web site that is now mobile friendly.  The goal of the site is to give you accurate and up-to-date information about your water supply in Milford.  This site will allow us to do that in a more efficient manner.

You will find information here on a wide variety of subjects including paying your bill on-line, what to do when you are buying or selling your house, reports on water quality, and history of the company.  We hope you will take the time to explore the site’s contents and come back and visit us often.

Your confidence in the water supply is our top priority and we will continue to strive to earn your trust. We welcome your comments and feedback.

David Condrey

Manager, Milford Water Company

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