Discoloration of water on Highland Street and throughout Town

The repair on Highland Street is now complete. Residents on Highland Street and throughout the Town may experience discolored water.  The DPW advises residents to run their outside spigots until the lines run clear.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

State of Water Supply Conservation

Pursuant to Chapter XXV, Section 5 of the Town of Hamilton By-Laws, the Hamilton Board of Selectmen has determined that there exists or impends a shortage of water, and that conservation measures are appropriate to ensure that an adequate supply of water is available to all users, including fire-fighting operations and that water withdrawal volumes remain within permitted and registration limits; and … Continued

Mandatory Water Ban in Effect

A mandatory water ban is effective immediately in Hamilton, the Hamilton Water Department has declared. The water ban was enacted after three consecutive days where the Ipswich River was below levels adequate to protect stream flow for aquatic life and ensure a sustainable drinking water supply. It means that all outside mechanical water use is … Continued

Follow-Up Tests Come Back Negative From Town Well

Follow-up tests on water samples from the town’s School Street well have come back negative for E.coli, according to Hamilton DPW Director Bill Redford. “That’s great,” he said. On Jan. 6, Hamilton water users were notified that raw, untreated water at an offline town well had tested positive for E. coli. The well was already … Continued