eHop Spotlight

Overview of the eHop Spotlight on Water

Overview of the eHop Spotlight on Water

Thank you to Director of Public Works, John Westerling and Board of Health Director, Ed Wirtanen for being panelists at the eHop Spotlight on Water on 10/28, and also a shout out to Bittersweet owner, Hope Hellberg for the use of her beautiful space. Here’s a slideshow of information […]






What We Learned at the eHop Spotlight on Water

What We Learned at the eHop Spotlight on Water

What We Learned about Public Water Approximately 70% of residents are on municipal water. Our municipal water supply comes from eight wells within Hopkinton.  Depending on the water supply available in our eight wells versus our demand for water, Hopkinton also purchases water from Ashland that […]






What You Can Do Now About Water

What You Can Do Now About Water

Water conservation and community action can help protect Hopkinton’s water supply amidst ongoing drought. At Home:  Be a good neighbor. Obey all town water bans whether you are a private well owner or on municipal water. Conserve water (see tips inside brochure). Test your well […]






As Some Private Wells Run Dry, eHop Holds Public Forum On Water 10/28

As Some Private Wells Run Dry, eHop Holds Public Forum On Water 10/28

Hopkinton ground water levels are down 4.5’* and residents are feeling the impact.  Amidst continuing extreme drought conditions, eHop has announced that it will hold a public forum titled, eHop’s Spotlight on Water, on Friday, October 28 at 9:45 am – 11 :00 am at […]






Drought of 2016

Drought of 2016

Some recent news articles about the drought: Drought conditions ease slightly By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-13-16 http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20161013/drought-conditions-ease-slightly Extreme drought unchanged in Massachusetts By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-6-16 http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20161006/extreme-drought-unchanged-in-massachusetts Hopkinton selectmen hear briefing on drought By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 9-23-16 […]






Video: Briefing on Drought at Selectmen’s Meeting

Video: Briefing on Drought at Selectmen’s Meeting

At their September 20 meeting the Hopkinton Selectmen heard a briefing on the drought from the John Westerling, Director of the Public Works and Eric Carty, Water-Sewer Manager.