City of Burlington, Vermont City of Burlington, Vermont

Water Quality, Main Breaks & Billing: 863-4501
All other: 863-9094
Contact the Department of Public Works

Educational Resources


Where does water come from? How can we protect it? What's in it? DrinkTap is a great resource for all of those questions and there's a handy drip calculator too!

What does the CDC have to say about Drinking Water Week? Find out here!

What is the value of water in the Northeast? AWWA has something to say about that! 

What is effluent?  Is sludge really as icky as it sounds?  Explore every nook and cranny of wastewater treatment in this great guide from the WEF!

Looking to calculate how much that new appliance will save you in water costs?  Check out the EPA Water Sense page to discover that and much more!

Ever wanted to know more about what programs Vermont regulates with regards to the public drinking supply or indirect wastewater discharges? Drinking & Groundwater Protection is an excellent resource.