Water

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.

COVID-19 Water Rate Relief

Residential Seasonal Rate of $16.88 per 100 ft3 in effect beginning July 1

Residential Seasonal Rate Deferred Until July 1

  1. Drought Emergency

    The Town of Ipswich is now in a Drought Emergency. All outdoor water use is prohibited and all users are to limit non-essential indoor water use. This applies to all water users in Ipswich (residential, commercial, municipal, private wells). Read on...
  2. High Street Water Main Replacement Project Notice

    The Ipswich Water Department will begin construction to replace the 125 year old water main in High Street with limited work on side streets intersecting with High Street on December 12, 2019. Full construction will commence in early spring 2020. Project Notice...
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Visit Our Updated Water Conservation Page!

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)