Rowley Water Department
Welcome to the
Town of Rowley Water Department


A Drought Advisory has been issued by Mass DEP Bureau of Water Resources. According to the Drought Management Plan, the Town of Rowley has been upgraded to LEVEL WARNING. The state continues to intensely monitor and assess the drought situation, and environmental and agricultural impacts, and asks the public to be mindful of the amount of water they are using, and to limit outdoor water use to ensure essential needs such as drinking water, fire protection, and crop hydration are being met.
For Regions in Drought Warning:
Mandatory no outdoor water use.

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day
We ask for your continued effort with conserving water.

Click here to view the Mass DEP drought warning notice!

Water Treatment Plant Status Update:

July 1, 2016 - Events that led up to the flood - Click here

June 30, 2016 Report 1 - Click here

July 1, 2016 Report 2 - Click here

July 2, 2016 Report 3 - Click here

July 3, 2016 Report 4 - Click here

July 4, 2016 Report 5 - Click here

July 5, 2016 Report 6 - Click here

July 6, 2016 Report 7 - Click here

July 7, 2016 Report 8 - Click here

July 8, 2016 Report 9 - Click here

July 10, 2016 Report 10 and 11 - Click here

July 11, 2016 Report 12 - Click here

July 12, 2016 Report 13 - Click here

July 13, 2016 Report 14 - Click here

July 14, 2016 Report 15 - Click here

July 15, 2016 Report 16 - Click here

July 16, 2016 and July 17, 2016 Report 17 and 18 - Click here

July 18, 2016 Report 19 - Click here

July 19, 2016 Report 20 - Click here

Water Treatment Plant Flood Update - Click here

Please note this incident was a water quanity issue, not a water quality issue.

We thank you for your cooperation and assistance. 



Looking for a career in the Water Industry? Click here!

We are also looking for a Distribution Working Foreman! Click here!

Interested in becoming our Assistant Chief Operator? Click here!

Looking for a maintenance opportunity? Click here!

Mandatory Water Ban in Effect

August 18, 2016

The Parker River Flows have dropped below 20cfs for three consecutive days. This has triggered the mandatory water ban.


Mandatory no outdoor water use -

24 hours a day, 7 days a week 

Click here for more information on the Water Use Restriction Bylaw


Click here to check the flows of the Parker River




The 2015 Annual
Water Quality Report is
available online.

Click here for a copy of the 2015 Annual Water Quality Report
If you would like a copy mailed to you, contact customer service at 1-800-553-5191.
Copies are also available at the Water Department office at
401 Central Street and at Town Hall 139 Main Street.

For all inquires regarding customer service,
billing questions and information on the water rates,
please contact Customer Service at


Lead poisoning is preventable.

If your home was built before 1988, it is more likely to have plumbing containing lead. 

Click here for more information


Click on the EPA's logo above to learn more about lead in drinking water


Click on the AWWA logo above to check out their website!




Office Hours
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
Closed Daily 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

In the event of an
emergency outside of business hours,
please contact the Rowley Police Department at
978 948-7644.


A drop box has
been installed at 401 Central Street
for after hours payment.



Leak Detection Results

Click for the Report PDF

Online Bill Payment
Fiscal Tax Year 2014
Please click here to
make your
online water bill payment


Water Board Meetings: 
Agendas & Minutes

Newsreel 1948

Construction of the New Water System  

A Webs of Wonder Website.