Update – Effective June 1st E.L Harvey will commence Bulk / Large Item pick-up in a two phased process. June 1st all item that weigh less than 39 pounds or up to three feet long will be collected only if $14 worth of sticker tags is attached, with the exception of mattresses and couches. Pickup for those items will commence on June 15th. For more information, please contact E.L Harvey at 800-321-3002.
The Department of Public Works through their Water and Sewer Division will be conducting an isolated hydrant main flushing of the water system in the areas of Old Marlborough Road & Tobin Drive areas of the town, this process will be conducted in the evening hours, and will continue for the next couple weeks. This process typically causes low water pressure.
We thank you for patience as we conduct regular maintenance of your utility.
The Department of Public Works has announced new water and sewer rates in Maynard effective July 1, 2020.
The planning process for reviewing the water and sewer rates began within the DPW in June 2019. Following a public hearing on the rates the Board of Selectmen approved the adjusted rate structure on April 14, 4020.
As stated in Special Condition 8 of the Massachusetts Water Management Acts permit the Maynard Public Water Supply is required to implement and enforce a non-essential outdoor water use restriction starting May 1, 2020 through October 1, 2020. (Approved by the Board of Selectmen on April 14, 2020.)
Under the Level 1 Water Use Restriction, non-essential outdoor water use is prohibited between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
Due to the Governors recent extension of social distancing for public health and safety, the department has decided to cancel the April 11th’s recycle center drop off day. All other dates are subject to change as the department deems necessary. Public works is an essential function to the day-to-day operations of the town, we do not want to put our residents or our staff at risk of infection which could compromise the necessary work that needs to continue to function through these unprecedented times. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
The Department of Public Works would like residents to know the procedural changes that the department has implemented to provide safe working conditions for both our staff and residents through the Town of Maynard in regards to the current COVID-19 situation affecting all.