Water FAQs


You can sign up for phone notifications by clicking here or on the Community Notification Enrollment link in the bottom right corner of the page.  Once you go to the Community Notification Enrollment webpage you will need to register.

No, there is no fluoride added to the water in Littleton. As with any other medication, please contact your doctor or dentist to determine if you or your family could benefit from fluoride supplementation.

Visit our Water Treatment page for a list of additives and their purpose.

Low doses of chlorine are added to the water at all of our well sites to ensure that the water delivered to your tap is free from bacteria and other potential disease-causing organisms. At times, you may notice an increased chlorine odor due to the disinfection of our water storage tanks. This is temporary and will typically fade over the course of a week or so.

There could be many causes for discolored water.  Please contact the office at (978-540-2222) and we will assist you.

We do flushing two times during the year; spring and fall.

Water is tested on a regular basis as regulated by the Mass Department of Environmental Protection. See this page for additional information.

Please contact the Board of Health for questions regarding town beach testing (978-540-2430).

Please refer to our Water Use Restriction regulation page for information.

Yes, unless a watering ban is in place.  Ban Notifications are listed on our website.

MA DEP CMR 22.22 requires LWD to test backflow devices up to two times per year depending on the type of device.

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