Water & Sewer Department

The Water and Sewer department is a municipally owned utility for the residents of Shrewsbury.  Our water supply is derived from a series of gravel packed wells pumping over 4 million gallons of water a day.  The Sewer Department was started as a separate department in 1963.  Wastewater is treated with primary and secondary treatment at the regional Westborough Plant.

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

After treatment water is discharged into the Assabet River.  The Water Department supplies over 11,000 service connections through over 200 miles of water main to approximately 33,000 people.  The Sewer Department operates and maintains approximately 40 pump stations for over 165 miles of sewer main.

  1. Upcoming Water Main Work - Edgemere Boulevard

    On Thu. 08/23/18, water main replacement work will begin on Edgemere Boulevard. Please “Read On” for additional information on travel restrictions and water service interruptions in the immediate area. Read on...
  2. Upcoming Water Main Project - Main St. @ Holman St. and Francis Ave. Intersections

    On Tue. 08/21/18, water main valve work is scheduled to begin on Main St. between Holman St. and Francis Ave. On Wed. 08/22/18, main line replacement work will continue in this area. Please "Read On" for travel restrictions & water service interruptions. Read on...
  3. Upcoming Water Main Projects; Edgemere Blvd. to Lakeside Dr. Areas - Shrewsbury Water Department

    Starting the week of August 27th, water main & service replacement work is scheduled in the Edgemere Blvd. - Lakeside Drive Area. The work is part of the annual Town wide water system improvement plan and length of construction is estimated @ 6 - 8 weeks. Read on...
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Water & Sewer Resources