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Our Objectives

To manage the South Berwick Water Districts assets in such a manner to assure inhabitants of a continuous supply of quality water for all uses and purposes, including maintaining adequate pressures for superior fire protection.

To obtain for District ratepayers fair compensation for any divested water rights, and ensure proper utilization of the existing storage, transmission, distribution and treatment systems developed and owned by the Districts ratepayers.

To maintain an operating level sufficient to plan for and provide the best-cost efficient water service by anticipating both short and long-term District needs through adhering to high operating standards, controls and efficiencies.

To continue to provide a superior quality of water that meets all Federal and State standards by upgrading testing and treatment facilities as required.

To maintain a water supply sufficient for the essential needs of and for the preservation of public health, safety, public order and well-being.

To participate with and maintain communication and cooperation between the District, the Towns of South Berwick and Berwick, the South Berwick Sewer District, and School Administrative District 35 through the establishment of partnerships that better express the visions, efforts and goals of the separate entities sharing common concerns.

To create a working relationship between the District and its ratepayers that is built on trust, openness and honesty through a process of continual communication and education requiring public involvement.

To promote water conservation and efficient use of the Districts available water supplies and facilities through education, and in our own planning process as a cost-effective method of increasing yield by reducing demand.

To give full consideration to environmental concerns in order to mitigate any adverse environmental impact of District projects.

To adhere to a financial system where ratepayers pay for all operation, maintenance and capital improvements through a rate structure and fees that fair and just, and are periodically adjusted to reflect the actual operating and capital requirements of the District.

To maintain a professionally trained staff, hired and/or dismissed on the basis of merit and fitness, and in accordance with the Districts policy of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

To promote a positive public image of the District, and increase public awareness of its Mission, Objectives and performance.