Clean, Safe, Potable
The Water Division of the East Longmeadow D.P.W. is committed to providing clean, safe, potable water to the town’s residences and businesses. East Longmeadow purchases
After the water is filtered, treated to inhibit corrosion, and chlorinated, the water is piped to East Longmeadow and into our underground distribution system.
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Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe Water Division is responsible for the maintenance of more than 115 miles of underground transmission pipe, two pumping stations (Harkness Avenue and Chestnut Street) and two storage tanks located on Prospect Street. The Water Division continuously upgrades its water infrastructure
In addition, the Water Division is responsible for installation and maintenance of more than 5,500 water meters, conducting pressure tests and a semi-annual water main flushing program.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Sewer Division of the East Longmeadow Department of Public Works is responsible for the safe and efficient transmission of the raw sewage from its underground pipe network to the treatment plant located at Springfield’s Bondi’s Island.
Sewage flows in the pipes either by gravity or through forced pressure created by a network of pump stations throughout town. The Sewer Division is responsible for the maintenance of more than 114 miles of pipe and the upkeep of seventeen pump stations.
While preventative maintenance is done on a regular basis, sewer main blockages may occur. If you suspect a sewer main back up or blocked sewer connection, please contact the D.P.W. during working hours at (413) 525-5400, ext. 1200 or, when our office is closed, contact the Police Department at (413) 525-5440. Personnel from the Sewer Division are on call 24 hours a day to assist you with your sewage problems.