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  • Construction Projects
    Projects Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 Construction Projects Project Lookup Preventative Maintenance Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know A Watershed is a term used to describe the area drained by a river and its tributaries Related Links Water Main Flushing Project Lookup Catch Basin Cleaning Citywide Illegals Pollution Prevention Projects Construction Projects Construction Projects The overall objectives of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission BWSC are to ensure the delivery of high quality potable water for consumption and fire protection and the efficient collection of sewage for transport and delivery to the Deer Island Treatment Facility Below are links to the major construction projects around the City that will improve the water and sewer system Reserved Channel This sewer separation project is being undertaken by BWSC on behalf of the MWRA and will substantially decrease the number and volume of combined sewer overflows CSO s in the Reserved Channel Mass Ave Roxbury

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  • Construction Specifications
    Connected Education Kids Corner Storm Drain Stenciling Educational Resources National Drinking Water Week Lead Resources Sources of Lead Lead in Drinking Water Lead Service Map Reducing Lead Exposure Lead Testing Centers Other Lead Resources Maps Lead Service Sanitary Sewer Overflows Hydrants Catch Basins Conservation Conservation Tips Conservation Kits Pollution Prevention Stormwater For Residents For Businesses For Construction Scoop the Poop Fats Oils Grease Grease Lids Sanitary Sewer Overflow Prevent SSOs Report a SSO Cleanup Procedures Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Garden Water Calculator Water Theft Safety Currents Newsletter Projects Construction Projects Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Did You Know Pet waste pet care products and other pollutants left on the streets and grasslands can be washed into the storm drains that flow to waterways Dog owners citywide can help prevent contamination of beaches and parklands from dog waste by picking up after their dog Related Links Siteplan Review Checklist Regulations Regulations Construction Specifications Construction Specifications The following represent the most commonly used technical specifications for water and wastewater construction by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission Other specifications for specialty construction are available upon

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  • Standard Details
    All Connected Education Kids Corner Storm Drain Stenciling Educational Resources National Drinking Water Week Lead Resources Sources of Lead Lead in Drinking Water Lead Service Map Reducing Lead Exposure Lead Testing Centers Other Lead Resources Maps Lead Service Sanitary Sewer Overflows Hydrants Catch Basins Conservation Conservation Tips Conservation Kits Pollution Prevention Stormwater For Residents For Businesses For Construction Scoop the Poop Fats Oils Grease Grease Lids Sanitary Sewer Overflow Prevent SSOs Report a SSO Cleanup Procedures Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Garden Water Calculator Water Theft Safety Currents Newsletter Projects Construction Projects Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Did You Know The first water pipes in the US were made of fire charred or bored logs Related Links Siteplan Review Checklist Regulations Regulations Standard Details Standard Details Detail Type All Types Castings Sewer Water Grease Traps Meters Keywords The following represent the most commonly used standard details for water and wastewater projects by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission Other non standard details are available upon request through the Engineering Department The user should be aware that the Commission updates its standard details on a

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  • Pollution Prevention For Residents
    Newsletter Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know It is recommended that people drink 2 ½ quarts of water per day to maintain health Related Links Storm Drain Stenciling Scoop The Poop Kid s Corner Educational Resources Conservation Kits Conservation Tips Public Outreach Pollution Prevention For Residents Pollution Prevention for Residents Catch Basin Storm drains also known as catch basins are the gateway to the stormwater system beneath our streets Boston Water and Sewer Commission s BWSC stormwater system is a separate system that collects rain water and snowmelt from rooftops and pavement and discharges this runoff without treatment into the nearest receiving water As stormwater runs over the ground it picks up pollutants and debris that have been carelessly or illegally deposited onto our streets or directly into the storm drains These pollutants include used motor oil gasoline antifreeze cleaning agents pesticides or fertilizers and paint Debris commonly found in storm drains include pet waste cigarette butts yard clippings and sand In addition car washing and lawn watering can also contribute to pollution of the waterways Here are some things you can do to prevent pollutants from entering the storm drains Never pour any hazardous materials into a storm drain This includes used motor oil gasoline antifreeze cleaning

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  • Pollution Prevention For Businesses
    Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 We Are All Connected Education Lead Resources Conservation Pollution Prevention Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Water Theft Safety Advisory Currents Newsletter Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know Removing leaves from street gutters can prevent street flooding by allowing water to flow freely into runoff and drainage systems Related Links Storm Drain Stenciling Scoop The Poop Kid s Corner Educational Resources Conservation Kits Conservation Tips Public Outreach Pollution Prevention For Businesses Pollution Prevention for Business Property owners are responsible and liable for all pollutants leaving their property This includes stormwater which enters the storm drain also known as catch basins that is contaminated Common pollutants generated by businesses such as automotive and food and beverage establishment include used motor oil antifreeze fertilizers and pesticides sand dirt litter paint cooking oil and cigarette butts Boston Water and Sewer Commission BWSC has prepared the attached brochure Stormwater Management for Businesses which provides suggestions for these businesses to prevent pollution from getting onto the streets into storm drains and ultimately into our rivers and harbor Some of these suggestions include Proper disposal of all pollutants If you are unsure as to

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  • Pollution Prevention for Construction
    Poop Fats Oils Grease Grease Lids Sanitary Sewer Overflow Prevent SSOs Report a SSO Cleanup Procedures Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Garden Water Calculator Water Theft Safety Currents Newsletter Projects Construction Projects Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 We Are All Connected Education Lead Resources Conservation Pollution Prevention Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Water Theft Safety Advisory Currents Newsletter Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know The illegal operation of fire hydrants is dangerous and can result in breaks and the malfunction of the hydrant when needed for fire emergencies Keep neighborhoods safe report open hydrants to 617 989 7000 Related Links Storm Drain Stenciling Scoop The Poop Kid s Corner Educational Resources Conservation Tips Conservation Kits Public Outreach Pollution Prevention For Construction Pollution Prevention for Construction Owners developers or general contractors are responsible for stormwater management on their construction sites Stormwater runoff is rain or snow melt that cannot be absorbed by the

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  • Protect Your Home
    Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 We Are All Connected Education Lead Resources Conservation Pollution Prevention Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Water Theft Safety Advisory Currents Newsletter Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know Boston s fire hydrants are color coded to indicate low or high pressure This information is critical for fire fighters and others especially in the event of an emergency You should never paint a hydrant as it is important that they are visible and identifiable Related Links Safety Advisory Report Illegal Dumping Public Outreach Safety Protect Your Home Protect Your Home Water is the world s most precious natural resource but it can also be it s worst enemy Water can cause extensive damage to homes and businesses in just a short period of time The following guidelines have been developed to help protect your home and or business from water damage Elevate heating and hot water systems by using

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  • Report Illegal Dumping
    Replacement Meter Readings Sub Metering FAQs Contact Us Public Outreach We Are All Connected Education Kids Corner Storm Drain Stenciling Educational Resources National Drinking Water Week Lead Resources Sources of Lead Lead in Drinking Water Lead Service Map Reducing Lead Exposure Lead Testing Centers Other Lead Resources Maps Lead Service Sanitary Sewer Overflows Hydrants Catch Basins Conservation Conservation Tips Conservation Kits Pollution Prevention Stormwater For Residents For Businesses For Construction Scoop the Poop Fats Oils Grease Grease Lids Sanitary Sewer Overflow Prevent SSOs Report a SSO Cleanup Procedures Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Garden Water Calculator Water Theft Safety Currents Newsletter Projects Construction Projects Project Lookup North End Reserved Channel Citywide Illegals Preventative Maintenance Water Main Flushing Catch Basin Cleaning Doing Business Proposals Bids Bid Requirements Invitation For Bid Request For Proposals Bidder s List MBE WBE Research Connection Repairs Account Reactivation Demolition New Construction Permitting Dewatering Permits Hydrant Meter Permits Stormwater Permits For Construction For Industrial Use Mark out Request Regulations April 30 2016 We Are All Connected Education Lead Resources Conservation Pollution Prevention Neighborhood Site Visits Rainfall Data Water Theft Safety Advisory Currents Newsletter Quick Links Customer Service Change of Ownership Your Account Lien Certificate FAQs Forms and Permits General Service Application Hydrant Meter Dewatering New Construction Programs Sewer Lateral Leak Up To Owner Lead Service Replacement Currents Newsletter Hours of Operation Location Directions Proposals and Bids Departments Report a Problem Water Quality Report Customer Login Account Number Access Number Need help logging in Public Notices Water Main Flushing Notice Beacon Hill Project Update Customer Safety Alert Bill Information Customer Rights BWSC RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Request FREE Grease Can Lid Sewer Lateral Bonded Contractor List Bonded Contractors Full List Did You Know Due to consistent structural improvements BWSC experiences one of the lowest rates of water main breaks

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