Conservation Level

AS OF MAY 1, 2017 THE CONSERVATION LEVEL IS AT A

MODIFIED STAGE III

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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.
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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.
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Hydrant flushing will continue tonight, Tuesday, May 23rd and go on through Thursday.

As with every time hydrants are flushed, if your water is discolored please run ONE cold water faucet only for no more than five minutes to clear out your water line. Also make sure your cold water runs clear before doing laundry or running hot water.

Hydrant Flushing (streets crossed out have been flushed)

      1. Deluca Road
      2. Tomaso road
      3. Cunniff Road @ #11
      4. West Street (Asylum Street to end)
      5. Country Club Lane
      6. Asylum Street (Dartmouth Drive to Country Club Lane)
      7. Cunniff Avenue @ #31
      8. Western Avenue
      9. Whitewood Road 
      10. Mill Pond Circle
      11. Quirk Circle
      12. Leah Lane
      13. Rebecca Way
      14. Violet Circle
      15. Oak Terrace
      16. Fox Lane
      17. Reservoir Road
      18. Joan Circle
      19. Geneseo Circle
      20. Camp Street (Pine Island Road to Reservoir Road)
      21. Camp Street Ext.
      22. Pine Island Road
      23. Tina Road
      24. Briar Drive
      25. Brook Hollow Road
      26. Tanglewood Drive
      27. Ragged Hill Road
      28. Purchase Street (Tanglewood Drive to Hopkinton) 
      29. Wales Street
      30. Simon Street
      31. Purchase Street (Wales Street to Longview Drive)
      32. Longview Drive
      33. Westchester Drive
      34. Essex Avenue
      35. Sherwood Drive
      36. Esther Drive
      37. Purchase Street (Longview Drive to Windsor Road)
      38. Northbrook Circle
      39. Windsor Road
      40. Berkley Road
      41. Bradford Road
      42. Hillcrest Drive
      43. Cricket Lane
      44. Purchase Street (Windsor Road to Haven Street)
      45. Selma Circle
      46. Camp Street (Esther Drive to Purchase Street)
      47. Huckleberry Circle
      48. Haven Street
      49. Rupert Road
      50. Julie Circle
      51. Purchase Street (Haven Street to Purchase Street Interconnect)

Hydrant Flushing Ad Icon of 2017 FLUSHING ADD 2017 FLUSHING ADD (232.4 KiB)

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MWWA Press Release regarding the Environmental Defense Fund lead disclosure Icon of MWWA Press Release Lead Disclosure Final 3-14-17 MWWA Press Release Lead Disclosure Final 3-14-17 (82.6 KiB)

Environmental Defense Fund – Lead Disclosure Icon of EDF Lead Disclosure EDF Lead Disclosure (88.6 KiB)

Notice of filing and public hearing  Icon of Notice of Filing and Public Hearing - Service Connections Notice of Filing and Public Hearing - Service Connections (112.1 KiB)

Department of Public Utilities joint motion for approval Icon of 16-192 Joint Motion For Approval Of Offer Of Settlement (12-6-16) 16-192 Joint Motion For Approval Of Offer Of Settlement (12-6-16) (570.6 KiB)

List of Non-conforming service connections to be renewed  Icon of Lead Service Replacement List Lead Service Replacement List (241.9 KiB)

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 THE WATER CONSERVATION LEVEL

EFFECTIVE: MAY 1ST 2017

Milford Water Company will be on a MODIFIED STAGE III Mandatory Water CONSERVATION Level.

What does this mean to you as a customer?

OUTSIDE WATER USAGE IS LIMITED TO HAND HELD HOSE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7PM AND 7AM FOR NO MORE THAN 1HR ON AN ODD/EVEN BASIS. AUTOMATIC IRRIGATION SYSTEMS MAY BE USED ONE DAY A WEEK, ODD NUMBERED HOMES MAY WATER WITH IRRIGATION ON TUESDAY AND EVEN NUMBERED HOMES MAY WATER ON THURSDAY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7PM AND 7AM. This does however mean that you may not use any sprinklers or unattended hoses at any time. It restricts usage to only a hand held hose after 7pm and before 7am for no more than 1hr on an ODD/EVEN basis (odd numbered houses may use water on odd numbered calendar days and even numbered houses may use water on even numbered calendar days) and automatic irrigation systems as outlined above only.

MWC DOES MONITOR FOR VIOLATORS OF THE CONSERVATION STAGES AND WILL ISSUE A WRITTEN WARNING FOR THE FIRST VIOLATION.

SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION WILL RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF WATER SERVICE. ONCE THE SERVICE HAS BEEN TERMINATED THE COST OF THE RESTORATION WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE OWNER.

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 have a complete water restriction going forward.

PLEASE VISIT THE WATER CONSERVATION PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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DEP Drought Update Icon of Drought 5-11-17 Drought 5-11-17 (89.4 KiB)

Level of Echo Lake Icon of Echo Lake Levels 1995-2017 PLUS Capacity Echo Lake Levels 1995-2017 PLUS Capacity (63.4 KiB)

Rainfall Totals Icon of Rainfall Rainfall (46.3 KiB)

Irrigation Policy Icon of MWC Irrigation Notice MWC Irrigation Notice (506.1 KiB)

MassDEP – brochure on The Value of Public Drinking Water Icon of Water-values Water-values (317.1 KiB)

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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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