Water Commission

Waitsfield Water Commission Responsibilities

The Waitsfield Water Commission is responsible for the following roles and responsibilities as they relate to the operation and management of the municipal water system:

  1. To enact regulations and policies governing the orderly, safe, and efficient operation of the water system;
  2. To propose additions, deletions, and amendments to the water ordinance, and to review and make recommendations on any changes to the Commission’s ordinance proposals made by the Board;
  3. To construct, repair, and maintain the municipal water system for the purposes of providing potable water to residents within the WSA and fire protection to residents of the Town generally;
  4. To ensure compliance with all relevant and required State and Federal laws, rules, policies, permits, and guidelines related to the provision of potable water and capacity for fire protection;
  5. To establish water rates and collect fees;
  6. Any other duties as specifically outlined in Statute, such as 24 V.S.A. § 3313.

The Town of Waitsfield, through the Water Commission, contracts with Simon Operating Services for water operator services.

Water Ordinance

For a copy of the water ordinance, please see below:

Waitsfield Water Ordinance-as amended 11-19-18; signed by SB (with new rates, effective July 1, 2021 - see Appendix A).

Waitsfield Water Rates 2021- Appendix A Approved June 10, 2021

Annual Consumer Confidence Report

Waitsfield 2020 Consumer Confidence Report (posted 6/28/21)

Contact Information

The Water Commission can be reached via e-mail at: [email protected].

For contact information in non-emergency and emergency situations, please see to the document below:

TOW Water Emergency and Non-Emergency Contact Info

Waitsfield Water Commission Members

Peter Lazorchak

Robin Morris, Chair

Bill Parker

Pete Reynells, Vice-Chair

Vacant