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. Construction Notice: Water Main Installation Between Browns Well and Water Treatment Plant

    There are no expected water service interruptions. No closure of High Street is anticipated. Travel will often be restricted to 1 lane. Police detail officers will direct traffic as needed. Read on...
  2. Ipswich Utilities Department Survey

    The Ipswich Utilities Department is conducting a survey to better understand overall satisfaction, specific areas of concern, preferred methods of communication, & interest in energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Read on...
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Water conservation is important throughout the year. Visit our Water Conservation Page for water saving tips and current offers on water conservation tools. Remember, every drop counts!

Greenscapes Fall Calendar (Sept 2019)