The Cohasset Water Department (DEP ID# 4065000), under the direction of the elected Board of Water Commissioners,provides public drinking water to about 2,600 connections for about 7,000 Cohasset residents and provides and maintains a water systemfor firefighting. We provide drinking water for almost 90% of thepopulation of Cohasset.
This Water Quality Report describes the sources of yourdrinking water and the quality of that water for the period from January 1 - Dec. 31, 2012. We are pleased to report that during the past year, the water quality delivered to your home or businesscomplied with all state and federal drinking water requirements.
The Cohasset Water Department will begin its spring flushing program on 4/22/14. You will receive a call when we are going to be in your area.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Cohasset Water Department are concerned about lead in your drinking water. Although most homes have very low levels of lead in their drinking water, some homes in the community have lead levels above the EPA action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb), or 0.015 milligrams of lead per liter ofwater (mg/L).
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Cohasset Water Supply subject of New England Water Works Journal article
The Water Commission received a Smart Growth Award from the state Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) for our Raingarden Project, which was also featured on the EOEA web page as one of four case histories on how to implement a local Low Impact Development Project.
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We encourage the public interest and participation in Cohasset's decision affecting drinking water. The Water Commission usually meets every other Thursday at 7:30 pm at the Lily Pond Water Treatment Plant, 339 King Street.
Meeting notices are posted at Town Hall. Feel free to attend and to participate in our meetings. Please call the Water Department at 383-0057 (fax 383-2906) with any questions or concerns.
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