Wastewater Utility


The Lowell Regional Wastewater Utility's (LRWWU) mission is to effectively manage its wastewater and stormwater transport and treatment systems in a professional manner.  LRWWU strives to meet all applicable permit conditions and environmental standards while delivering outstanding services to our customers at fair and reasonable rates.


The LRWWU operates an ISO 14001-certified wastewater system that is designed to transport, treat, and safely dispose of wastewater, stormwater, and domestic septage from the City of Lowell and the surrounding towns of Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, and Tyngsborough.
Aerial image of Duck Island from the South
Above: Duck Island Wastewater Treatment Facility


Sign up for CSO notifications
Email Greg Coyle to sign up to receive notification about CSOs in Lowell. Emails will be sent when discharges begin and again after they have concluded. A final detailed report will be sent within 10 days after instrument records have been reviewed and validated. 

Lowell Dog Park Open During Wastewater Facility Construction
The City of Lowell is pleased to announce that the Lowell Dog Park, located on 61 First Street Boulevard, near the MA-38/Hunts Falls Bridge Rotary in Centralville, will remain open during the construction of a new stormwater storage facility adjacent to the site. Read More...