Electrical Upgrades

All of our Pump Stations have been upgraded recently to be more efficient with energy. Most of the upgrades include the following new components:

  • 480V Electrical Service and Transformer
  • Motor Control Center (MCC with Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)
  • Master Electrical Panel and Switches
  • Heating and Ventilation system components
  • Emergency Generator Connection
List of Electric Upgrades
  • Route 12 Pump Station – 2010
  • Lee Street Pump Station – 2013
  • Oakdale Well – 2014
  • Pleasant Valley Well – 2015
  • Lee Street Well – 2016
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Well Exploration Program

We have been working with the Department of Conservation of Recreation (DCR) and our local Legislators to locate a new water source to add to our water system.

Preliminary testing done in 2016 on a parcel owned by the DCR near our existing Pleasant Valley Well has shown promising results.  We are currently working with our engineering consultant to move forward with the next phase – which includes well drilling, an extended pumping test, water quality testing, environmental monitoring and the ...

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Water Main Replacement Program

We have operated the water system for West Boylston since 1939.  Our underground infrastructure of the water system consists of over 56 miles of water mains throughout the town. The district provides, on average, over 1/2 million gallons of water per day to approximately 6,000 residences and businesses.

About 50 miles, or almost 90% of the our water mains are currently made of asbestos cement (AC).  Most water mains that are installed today are made of ductile iron (DI). The majority ...

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