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.
  1. Annual Hydrant Flushing

    The Water Department will be conducting hydrant flushing between April 22 and May 17, 2019. Hydrant Flushing Notice
  2. Mile Lane Water Service Upgrades

    The Water Department will be relocating water services on Mile Lane between April 8 and May 17, 2019 during the hours of 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Expect minor access restrictions due to road excavation. No neighborhood-wide water interruption is expected. Read on...
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Customer's Guide to Flushing

2018 Water Main Flushing Guide Image