Please watch this short video to see what happens when you flush certain "flushable" items down the toilet.

Public Notice


Sewer Line Cleaning

May 16th, 2013
The Barre Sewer Department will be conducting sewer line cleaning and inspections in the following areas;

Elm St North

During this process, we use a high pressure jetting machine to clean the sewer lines.  You may experience a rumbling sound, in addition to the possibility of water expelling from your sink, bathtub and/or toilet.  In the event that this does occur, you may want to run water down the sink and bathtub and flush your toilet to prevent any unpleasant odors from occurring.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at the DPW Office 978-355-5013, Wastewater Treatment Facility 978-355-5020 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


" The Town of Barre is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information"


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