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  1. Temporary Water Disinfection Changeover Begins 2/24

    Water Management is performing its annual water treatment disinfection changeover process, which takes about a month to complete. This process is required by federal & state regulations. It will not affect the safety or quality of Durham’s drinking water. Additional Info...
  2. Rock Blasting Planned at Williams Water Treatment Plant

    Sounds of air horns and what appears to be thunder at the Williams WTP should not be cause for alarm. Construction crews will be using small explosive charges to break up embedded rock on the facility grounds. Blasting may begin as soon as Friday, 1/27. Read the full story
  3. Consumer Alert: Third-Party Water Sample Solicitations

    Water Management wants customers to be aware that recent door-to-door requests for residential water samples are NOT issued by nor affiliated with the City of Durham in any way. Read the full consumer alert
  4. Water Management Wins 2016 WaterSense® Excellence Award

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Durham’s Department of Water Management with a 2016 WaterSense Excellence Award as a leader in saving water for future generations. Read the full news release...
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  1. Project Update | March 23, 2017

    Please note, temporary weekend closures on West Chapel Hill Street are necessary this Saturday and Sunday (March 25 and 26), for final pavement marking installation. Read on...
  2. Project Update | March 17, 2017

    Temporary lane closures on Mangum Street between Morgan and Ramseur will be necessary due to final pavement marking installation the week of March 20, 2017, as part of continued waterline improvement work in and around East Main Street. Read on...
  3. Project Update | March 9, 2017

    Along with continued improvements in the East Main Street corridor, minor brick work will occur on Orange Street. Pedestrian access to all buildings and facilities will be maintained. Read on...

Annual Sewer System for FY2016 Now Available

   Read the full FY2016 Annual Sewer System report.