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Water Supply Citizens Advisory Committee
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Meetings


Below is the current WSCAC meeting schedule. Agendas and directions will be sent out two weeks before the meeting. For agendas and summaries for 2010-2017, please visit the archive.

Printer friendly PDF schedule (Updated January 16, 2018)

Documents are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

WSCAC Meetings 2018
01/09/18,
10:00 AM

Full meeting cancelled—Exec. Comm. meeting scheduled

02/13/18,
10:00 AM
MWRA Facilities in Southborough

Mapping and monitoring forest pests using satellite remote sensing

Agenda

Valerie Pasquarella, PhD NECC-UMass

03/13/18, 10:00 AM MWRA Facilities in Southborough

Irrigation presentation; Water Conservation;

MA Drought Plan revisions-DCR staff

Irrigation Association;

 

04/10/18,
10:30 AM
Waterworks Museum Joint WAC and WSCAC meeting on the MWRA budget

Kathy Soni & Tom Durkin

05/15/18,
10:00 AM
MWRA Facilities in Southborough TBD TBD
06/12/18,
10:00 AM
Quabbin Reservoir, Blue Meadow Conference Center Forestry and watershed update  DCR Staff
WSCAC Meetings 2017

10/10/17, 10:00 AM

Carroll Water Treatment Plant in Marlborough

Tour of the Wachusett Pump Station

Agenda

Summary

Dave Coppes and MWRA staff

11/14/17,
10:00 AM

MWRA Facilities in Southborough

Early Successional Habitat

Summary

Chris Buelow,
Natural Heritage
& Endangered
Species Program
(Mass Wildlife)

12/12/17 MWRA Facilities in Southborough

MWRA’s carbon footprint

Summary

MWRA staff

Archive

 

Ex Comm Meetings
05/04/17 agenda  
03/08/17 agenda  
12/15/16 agenda summary
10/20/16 agenda summary
07/16/16 agenda summary
05/17/16 agenda summary
12/16/14 agenda
09/13/14 agenda  
05/14/14 agenda  

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Directions

Directions to MWRA - Southborough

266 Boston Road
Southborough, MA  01772
(508) 872-4388

MA Pike East or West to Exit 12 (Rt. 9-Framingham)
Proceed to Rt. 9 West and follow toward the Sheraton Tara Hotel
At the first set of lights make a RIGHT onto California Ave.
(You will see a sign for the entrance to the Framingham Industrial Park)
Follow California Ave. and make a LEFT onto New York Ave.
Make a RIGHT onto Rt. 30 East
Entrance is 50 yards on the LEFT. Stay right and park in the first lot
Enter through the double doors and proceed to the conference room on the left.

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Directions to the DCR Quabbin Visitors Center and Administration Building

FROM BOSTON: Take the Mass. Turnpike to Exit 8 (Palmer). At the end of the Exit Ramp turn left onto Route 32 North and proceed for 8 miles. In Ware turn left at the green sign "Route 9 West" (just past McDonalds). Go 2/10ths of a mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto Route 9 and proceed west for 7 miles. Turn right at the green sign marked "Quabbin Reservoir - Winsor Dam" (Note: This will be the second green sign on your right. The first sign, located at the 5.3 mile mark, provides access to the main Quabbin Park area, including the Enfield Lookout and Quabbin Observation Tower). Turn right at this entrance and proceed 1/2 mile to DCR Quabbin Administration Building, the large brick building on the right.

FROM SPRINGFIELD: Take the Mass. Turnpike to Exit 7 (Ludlow). Turn right on Route 21 heading north towards Belchertown. Continue on Route 21 through Belchertown Center to Route 9. Turn right at the stop sign onto Route 9 east and proceed 2 miles to the green sign marked "Quabbin Reservoir - Winsor Dam". Turn left at the sign and go 1/2 mile to the large brick building which overlooks the reservoir.

FROM AMHERST: Take Route 9 east towards Belchertown. The entrance to Quabbin is 3 miles east of the intersection with Route 202 and is marked with a sign "Quabbin Reservoir - Winsor Dam". Turn left at the sign and go 1/2 mile to the large brick building which overlooks the reservoir.

FROM THE NORTH: Take Route 2 to Route 202 south. Proceed 21 miles to the traffic light at the intersection with Route 9. Turn left onto Route 9 east and proceed 3 miles to the green sign marked "Quabbin Reservoir - Winsor Dam". Turn left and proceed 1/2 mile to the large brick building which overlooks the reservoir.
A parking lot is marked on your right, just before the Administration Building.

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Directions to Carroll Treatment Plant

84 D’Angelo Drive
Marlborough, MA. 01752-3022
508-481-8664

  • From the East or West, take the MassPike, Route 90 to Route 495 North
  • From Route 495, take Exit 23C - Simerano Drive, Marlborough
  • At end of ramp turn left.  Proceed through one traffic light, crossing Cedar Hill Street (landmark is Suburban Propane on far right).
  • Proceed straight to the end of the road and bear left.  Pass the guard shack and pipe gate and go over bridge.
  • Bear right and proceed about 150 yards.  Park anywhere on the left.

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Directions to Palmer Public Library

FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE: Exit 8 off of Mass Pike. Take a right at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 32S (Thorndike Street). Proceed through one set of lights, take a right at the next light onto Route 20W (North Main Street). The Library is the third building on the right.

FROM ROUTE 181: Take Route 181 South to North Main Street (Route 20E). At the intersection of Route 181 and Route 20 take a left at the light onto Route 20E. Proceed toward the town center past Friendly's, and Beers and Story Funeral Home, both on the left. The Library entrance is located on your left immediately after the pedestrian crossing light.

FROM THE SOUTH VIA ROUTE 32: Take Route 32N, bearing left to North Main Street, Palmer. Cross the railroad bridge, continuing to the light at the intersection of Route 32 (Thorndike Street) and Route 20 (Main Street). Keeping to the left lane, proceed straight through the light onto North Main Street. The Library is the third building past the light on the right.

FROM THE NORTH VIA ROUTE 32: Take Route 32S (Thorndike Street) past the Mass Pike exit 8 entrance. Proceed through one set of lights, take a right at the next light onto Route 20 W (North Main Street). The Library is the third building past the light on the right.

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Updated February 14, 2018