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Dedham-Westwood Water District announces restrictions

As of July 29, residents in Dedham and Westwood are required to restrict watering their lawns to assigned days of the week. Customers in Dedham may water their lawn on Mondays and Thursdays, while customers in Westwood may water their lawns on Tuesdays and Fridays. All lawn watering should take place from 6:00...

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Water District issues drinking water notice

Last Thursday, the Dedham-Westwood Water District released a drinking water notice revealing routine testing of the District's facilities had yielded an isolated positive E. coli result: "We routinely monitor for the presence of drinking water contaminants to ensure the safety of the water supply. On July 12, 2017, our water system learned that a raw (untreated)...
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Water, water everywhere…

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent As summer rolls into the area, water usage goes up — pools get filled, sprinklers run for excited kids no longer in school, and lawns and gardens demand drinks. Fresh water is crucial to life, human and nonhuman alike. In attempting to preserve water, bans or restrictions are placed...
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Outdoor water advisory in Westwod

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Correspondent In the hot and humid midsummer, it is only natural to be curious about the levels of water available to our communities. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts declared a Drought Advisory on July 8 for the region including the Dedham-Westwood Water District (DWWD). Eileen Commane at the DWWD spoke about...
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