The City of Fitchburg Department of Public Work’s Water Division is a municipally owned and operated water utility, responsible for the treatment and delivery of water to the residents of Fitchburg. Through an inter municipal agreement the Water Division also provides water to homes in Westminster.
Water originates from Bickford Pond, Wachusett Lake and the Fitchburg, Mare Meadow, Meetinghouse, and Scott Reservoirs. The department is also responsible for the preservation, protection, and management of the City's watershed and reservoirs.
The Water Division is overseen by the Water and Wastewater Commission, who are tasked with the management of water resources in the City.