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The Advisory Board has released the 2014 Water and Sewer Retail Rate Survey. This year, water and sewer retail rates increased by an average of 3.5% over the 2013 survey.*

For the last 28 years the Advisory Board has tracked the retail rate increases of the MWRA’s member communities as well as others in the Commonwealth and the nation. The Survey remains the Advisory Board’s most requested publication. Click here to see editions from prior years.

*Using the national industry standard of 90 thousand gallons/year.

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The November 12, 2014 Board of Directors Discussion Highlights and Voting Summary are here!

Highlights of this meeting include:

  • Approval of the Advisory Board’s recommendation to extend entrance fee payments related to System Expansion
  • An update on the Lead and Copper rule compliance – MWRA has been under the lead action level for 19 straight rounds 

Additional background and MWRA staff summaries for all topics can be found here.

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November 2014 News and Notes

November 26, 2014

In this edition of News and Notes:

  • Governor Patrick 9cs (eliminates) Debt Service Assistance from FY15 State Budget
  • MWRA Dedicates Water Treatment Facility in Ware in honor of Bill Brutsch
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Capital Financing Overview – November 2014 Green Sheet

November 20, 2014

This month’s edition of the Green Sheet provides an overview of the MWRA’s capital financing and answers some frequently asked questions including: What percent of the Authority’s budget is capital financing? What are the drivers of MWRA’s debt service costs? What year will MWRA debt service be less than it is today? Click below to find the […]

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October 2014 News and Notes

October 31, 2014

In this edition of News and Notes: EPA will discuss MS4 permits at the November Advisory Board  meeting in Wellesley Operations Committee meeting before the November Advisory Board meeting will discuss major upcoming Deer Island Projects and the plan to negate the impacts to communities Share this!

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