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Water Division

Montpelier Water Filtration Facility

The City of Montpelier distributes an average of 1 million gallons of water to Montpelier and Berlin residents each day. 

Water Plant staff are responsible for:
  • oversight of the water supply, Berlin Pond
  • maintenance of the raw water transmission line from Pond to Plant
  • operation and maintenance of the Water Plant buildings and grounds
The Chief Operator and two Plant Operators are State of Vermont certified Water System Operators, and are continuously monitoring water quality through:
  • laboratory analysis
  • use trends
  • source protection inspections
To see a graphic representation of "Where Our Water Comes From", visit the upper hallway of City Hall, where artists Carolyn Shapiro and Delia Robinson have created a mural around the water fountain, and enjoy the historical documents and photographs in the artists' showcase.

Our most recent Water Quality Reports are available at the link below.

      Water Quality Reports

Higher than normal or explained water use?

If your water usage has increased significantly without a viable reason, please see the attached guidance on how to check for leaks.  How to check for water leak

Sewer Division

The City's Wastewater System consists of:
  • sewer collection system maintenance
  • treatment
  • sludge disposal
The Montpelier Wastewater Treatment Plant treats approximately 1.1 million gallons of sewage daily.

The Plant works in conjunction with the local Waste Management company and the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District (CVSWMD) for sludge disposal.

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May 10, 2011

Higher than normal water usage?

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Oct 19, 2015 5:30 pm

Planning Commission Meeting


Oct 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Design Review Committee Meeting


Oct 26, 2015 5:30 pm

Planning Commission Meeting

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Notice of Planned Construction Including Bridge Closure

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