Update from Republic Services on Final Yard Waste Pick-up:

If you still have yard-waste to be picked up and your trash is normally on Thursday or Friday, yard waste will be picked up on Saturday 12/14/19. If it is not picked up on Saturday it will be picked up on Tuesday 12/17/19. If your yard waste has not been picked up by the end of the day Tuesday please call DPW at 263-3246 and provide your address and DPW will pick it up.

Water FAQ

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Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • How do I detect a water leak in my buildings drinking water system by reading the water meter?

  • How do I cope with brownish red color water and / or remove that color from my laundry?

  • How does lead enter the drinking water?

  • Who owns the service lines that carry drinking water from the water main to my home?

  • Who owns the service lines that carry drinking water from the water main to a business, industrial or commercial residents?

  • Is the Town of West Springfield in compliance with applicable drinking water standards for lead?

  • How can I find out if my tap water is safe to drink?

  • How will I know if my water isn’t safe to drink?

  • What’s this new drinking water report that I’ve heard about?

  • How can I get my water tested?

  • I don’t like the taste/smell/appearance of my tap water. What’s wrong with it?

  • What if I have a severely compromised immune system?

  • What should I do if I own a drinking water well?

  • What about bottled water?

  • What about home water treatment units?

  • Where does my drinking water come from?

  • How can I help to protect my drinking water?

  • I’m worried about a specific drinking water contaminant (lead, Cryptosporidium, nitrate, radon, etc.) What should I know?