Water and Sewer

New Water Advisory Issued & Water Tower Construction Progress

New Water Advisory Issued & Water Tower Construction Progress

The Hopkinton Water Department issued a new advisory to residents on October 6. Please be advised that after a “Normal” Spring, which brought regular rainfall, our area has once again seen abnormally low rainfall and recharge since late July. Levels at the Hopkinton reservoir continue […]

Spotlight on Water Updates

Spotlight on Water Updates

Please be advised that the water department has stopped the refill process and allowed the smaller water tank on Grove St. to drain in preparation for demolition this summer.  As a result, we will be losing 320,000 gallons of storage at a time when demand […]

Water Ban Ends, Drought Continues

Water Ban Ends, Drought Continues

The Hopkinton Director of Public Works ended the Mandatory State of Water Supply Conservation (water ban) on January 19, 2017, for all customers connected to the municipal water system. He said that this action was the result of the recent change in drought status to our […]

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 […]