Water Use Restriction In Effect

Please be advised a water ban is in effect starting July 15, 2019 until the end of December of 2019. The Town of West Springfield is implementing a water use restriction due to service on the Pease Ave water tank. This water use restriction covers non-essential outside watering; watering will be permitted from 5pm-9am.

For questions please contact the Department of Public Works at 413-263-3230 

MEMA Encourages Residents to Stay Safe During Extreme Heat

“MEMA urges residents to take precautions during the upcoming extreme heat. Never leave children or pets alone in a closed vehicle, find an air-conditioned public space, cooling center, or other cool spot for relief, and watch for heat-related illnesses,” said Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Director Samantha Phillips. “Please check on your family, friends, or neighbors to make sure they are safe during the extreme heat.” 

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Range Use Notification

Please be advised the West Springfield Police Department will be using the West Springfield Sportsman's Club Shooting range on July 18, 20, 27, August 3. 




The Conservation Officer/ Assistant Planner reviews projects, prepares reports and drafts permits for the Commission, inspects work on permitted projects for adherence to conditions approved by the Conservation Commission, manages land under the care and control of the Conservation Commission, keeps the records of the Commission and educates the public about the importance of wetlands and the beneficial effects of their protection. In addition, the Conservation Officer/ Assistant Planner assist with preparation of the town’s Plan for Open Space and Recreation, Community Preservation Plan and other natural resource related plans, projects and grants.

Conservation Commission

A view from the rooftop of West Springfield! from ws rooftop 02112019

Natural History of "Big Night" 

Big Night for Salamanders


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