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Transparency

Posted October 3, 2019
The water treatment facility that serves Pine Point, Old Orchard Beach, Saco and Biddeford is 136 years old and sits in the flood plain of the Saco River. If you'd like to know what we're doing to address this situation, we have produced a video to help you out.

Great Customer Service

Posted July 23, 2019
There is indeed such a thing as the Maine work ethic, and natives who relocate to other parts of the country are very apt to tell you that it’s one of the things they miss most about living in Maine.

Infrastructure 

Posted July 17, 2019
As you probably know, “infrastructure” is a commonly used term for things like bridges, roads, dams and electric grids – all the physical capital investments that, taken together, give us the high quality of life to which we have grown accustomed here in the United States.

Conservation Credit

Posted May 22, 2019
Don’t you just love saving a little money here and there? This video explains how an innovative conservation agreement in the Camden/Rockport area will be used to reduce water bills in 2019 for Maine Water customers in the Midcoast. 

Infrastructure Week 2019

Posted May 17, 2019
According to the 2019 Measures of Growth report, Maine excels in three areas: public safety, air and water quality and sustainable forest lands. 

Earth Day Cleanup

Posted April 22, 2019
A group of Maine Water employees picked up trash in Saco along Industrial Park Rd and Willey Rd as part of an Earth Day Celebration.

Clean, Safe Water Starts With Protection at the Source

Posted on April 17, 2019
We have published a very short video summarizing recent news we know you’ll be very happy about.

Water Touches Everything

Posted on March 25, 2019
At Maine Water, we know that Water Touches Everything, and are eager to provide more information to our customers and communities to raise awareness of the importance and value of high-quality drinking water and water utility service provided by the team at Maine Water.

Why We Flush the System

Posted on October 31, 2018
To most people, the infrastructure that brings fresh, super-clean water right into your home is completely invisible. You rarely see it, and you almost never think about it. You just “turn the water on.”

Maine Water Saved 100 Million Gallons of Water in 2016

Posted on January 27, 2017
Maine Water announced today that it pumped and treated 100 million fewer gallons of water in 2016 than it did the previous year, while still delivering the same amount of water to its customers.

Hazen Selected to Design New Treatment Facility

Posted on January 6, 2017
Maine Water continues to invest millions to upgrade the public drinking water delivery system in southern Maine. After a competitive review process, Maine Water has selected Hazen (www.hazenandsawyer.com) for the engineering design services necessary to build a new water treatment facility near the Saco River in Biddeford.

Downtown Vitality Impresses Water Company Board

Posted on August 25, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Maine Water Company, which has been investing heavily to upgrade its local public water supply and distribution systems, got a first-hand look today at some of the major revitalization projects currently taking place in downtown Biddeford and Saco.

Kirby Littlefield Wins Prestigious Sid Anthony Award of Merit

Posted on February 25, 2016
Maine Water is pleased to announce that long-time employee Kirby Littlefield received the Sid Anthony Award of Merit from the Maine Water Utilities Association at its annual conference last week in Portland, Maine.

Maine Water Outlines Capital Investment Plans

Posted on February 24, 2016
Maine Water has completed its 2015 capital spending, and has announced its capital plan for 2016.

Major Storage Tank Project Nearing Completion

Posted on October 21, 2015
Maine Water announced today that a new $2.5 million storage tank on South Street in Biddeford is close to completion and should be in service by December 1.

We’re Planting the Seeds for New Maine Jobs

Posted on September 2, 2015 
Maine Water is in a partnership with you, and your town. It’s no secret, Maine towns and cities are doing their best to attract new businesses, for the very simple reason that new business means more jobs.

Maine Water Donates $5000 to Protect Saco River

Posted on September 16, 2014
The Maine Water Company recently donated $5,000 to the Saco River Corridor Commission to help the organization in its mission to protect the very high water quality of the Saco River.