Wastewater

Mission
To develop, treat, and distribute quality water to meet the needs of Amherst residents and to do so through a user fee-based revenue system.

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Current Rates
Water: $3.45 per 100 cubic feet.
Sewer: $3.65 per 100 cubic feet of water used with a minimum quarterly charge of $10.35.

Reminder
The Collector's Office and the Water Department would like to remind any residents who are left a card for a meter reading to either call in the reading or fill the reading in and mail back the card in a timely manner. This will avoid receiving an estimated bill.

If you have questions, call the Collector's Office at 413-259-3020.

For any sewer back ups, refer to the following:
Sewer Backup Procedure
Resources

            Press Release - 9/19/2011
      
            Draft - Sewer Extension Master Plan 8-2011

            Figure 1A - Proposed Area

            Figure 1B - Proposed Area

            Appendix C Figure 2 -  Developable Land Use

            Appendix C Figure 3 - Problem Areas

            Appendix C Figure 4 - Zoning

            Appendix C Figure C - Soil Limitations

            Appendix E - Amherst Woods

            Sewer Facilities Plan - June 14, 2004 (pdf)- DRAFT

Wastewater Treatment Plant Process