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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 | April 26, 2017

    The temporary closure and detour affecting a portion of East Main Street is now in effect for approximately two weeks, as workers continue waterline improvements in the area. Read on...
  2. Project Update | April 20, 2017

    A temporary westbound closure on East Main Street (between Angier Ave. and Fayetteville St.) continues this weekend and through the week of April 24, 2017, as waterline installation work proceeds. Read on...
  3. Project Update | April 13, 2017

    The westbound lane of East Main Street between Angier Ave. and Fayetteville St. will be temporarily closed, beginning the week of 4/17/2017, as part of continued waterline improvements in the area. Read on...

Annual Sewer System for FY2016 Now Available

   Read the full FY2016 Annual Sewer System report.