The Ipswich Water Department was created in 1894. The original water system was limited to the downtown area and was established primarily for fire protection. The system has expanded significantly since its inception.  It consists of two divisions, Treatment and Distribution, which provides drinking water and fire protection to approximately 98% of the population.
  1. High Street Paving

    Paving work along High Street (between 272 High Street and Kimball Ave) will begin on Wed., July 6th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Water Department at 978-356-6635. Read on...
  2. Town Hill Water Storage Tank Project

    The Water Department is beginning its project to replace the 3MG Town Hill Water Storage Tank in June 2022. Read on...
  3. Drought Status Moderate - Mandatory Water Restrictions

    Due to continued drought conditions the Water Department is moving the Drought Status to MODERATE. This imposes MANDATORY water restrictions effective June 6, 2022. Additional Info...
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