Water Utility

Lowell Cross-Connection Control Program (LCCCP):

LCCCP exists to satisfy Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection regulations, which state that each municipality must ensure protection of cross-connections along the potable distribution system where backflow poses a health hazard.  For information regarding citywide Cross-Connection Survey click here  or  Contact LCCP by e-mail backflow@lowellma.gov or telephone 978-674-4244.

Mission

The mission of the Lowell Regional Water Utility is to provide a sufficient supply of safe, potable water to the citizens and businesses of the City of Lowell and surrounding communities in order to ensure their health and safety in a cost effective manner, to ensure the highest water quality and purify some 4.7 billion gallons of water to over 135,000 customers while meeting all state and federal water quality compliance obligations. The personnel of the LRWU are DEP certified and consistently monitor daily water production, repair and maintain 215 miles of water main, 2,300 fire hydrants and approximately 26,000 water service connections.    

Lowell Regional Water purifies more than 4.6 billion gallons (4,633,279,000) of drinking water delivering to approximately 135,000 residents and businesses in the communities of Lowell, Dracut, Tyngsboro, and Chelmsford.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

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NEW Water and Sewer Rates

Effective July 1, 2022

Water Rates
Rates per Unit = 100 cubic feet (HCF) =748 gallons.

Minimum
(0-14)
Tier 1
(14-50)
Tier 2
(51-100)
Tier 3
(101-200)
Tier 4
(201-500)
Tier 5
(over 500)
Residential33.642.4632.9092.9552.9994.103
ElderlyBased on usage1.2322.4632.9093.0213.021
Commercial33.642.463 2.909 2.955 2.999 4.103
Irrigation Based on usage2.463 2.909 2.955 2.999 4.103
Usage < 14 hundred cubic feet is billed at the minimum of 14 HCF

Wastewater Rates
Rates per Unit = 100 cubic feet (HCF) =748 gallons. Sewer usage is based on water usage. 

Minimum
(0-14)
Tier 1
(14-50)

Tier 2
(51-100)

Tier 3
(101-200)
Tier 4 
(201-500)
Tier 5 
(over 500)
Residential
      71.22
5.0875.3175.4555.5465.628
ElderlyBased on usage5.0875.317 5.455 5.546 5.628 
Commercial     71.225.0875.317 5.455 5.546 5.628 
Usage < 14 hundred cubic feet is billed at the minimum of 14 HCF