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No, we can not do work on private property and as such, you would need to contact a local plumber. The DPW would be happy to assist by supplying you with as-built drawings that show where most connections are at the property line.
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The Town can use anywhere from 500,000 gallons a day (mostly in the winter months) and up to 1,300,000 gallons a day (mostly around July 4th). The average over a one-year period is around 620,000 gallons a day.
The DPW can supply you with as-built drawings to show where most connections are at your property line.
Cemetery lots can be purchased through the DPW office. Lots are available for Locust Grove and Beech Grove Cemeteries.
The Town is responsible for leaks outside of your property. Call the DPW at 978-546-3525 to report leaks. After DPW office hours, you can call the Rockport Police Department at 978-546-3445 and they will contact the water foreman.
Yes it is, you can contact the DPW main office to set up an appointment.
There are a variety of different factors that are taken into consideration when water restrictions are imposed; the amount of water left in our supply system being the most important. We then look at the water consumption rate, the time of year, and current and future weather predictions. Water consumption increases dramatically in the summer due to increased population, watering lawns, gardening, and car washing. The Town has a total of 195 million gallons in our reservoirs without using our emergency or backup supplies. The Town will use anywhere from 210 to 270 million gallons of water a year, depending on restrictions and weather.
Yes, sewage is treated by an anaerobic method (micro-organisms), solids are screened and settled, and clear liquid is discharged to the ocean.
The Town has two main water reservoirs and multiple emergency and backup water supply options. The two main supplies are Carlson's Quarry (85 Million gallons) and Cape Pond (110 Million gallons).
It flows partially by gravity and partially by pumping stations to the Sewage Treatment Plant on Pleasant Street.