Water & Wastewater


The Water Division operates and maintains a Water System consisting of about 30 miles of water mains, 300 valves, 210 fire hydrants, pumping stations, and reservoirs. The system serves approximately 1,600 connections, or about 6,400 people. A continuous supply of the highest quality water available is purchased from the Champlain Water District (CWD). Consumer Confidence Reports are published each year, and are available at the Milton Town Offices or from Champlain Water District.


The Wastewater Division operates and maintains about 12 miles of collection mains, pump stations and the Wastewater Treatment Facility. The system serves approximately 600 connections, or about 2,400 people.


We operate and maintain the water meter system, including reading, repair, and billing services. We strive to repair malfunctioning meters as soon as possible. Customers are urged to schedule repair appointments as soon as they receive notification of a problem. Water and Wastewater bills are issued quarterly, in January, April, July and October.

After Hours

We can be dispatched after hours by calling the Milton Police Dispatch at 802-893-2424. Please do not call 911 for water and wastewater emergencies. We look forward to continue to provide our ratepayers the best service possible. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact us at 802-893-6655 Option 3.

How to Identify & Read Your Water Meter 

The video provided in the link below has been created as an informational tool to assist Milton residents in both identifying and reading the water meter(s) located at their property. 

How to Identify and Read Your Water Meter (Video)

Public Notice: As of October 24, 2022, the Town of Milton Selectboard approved a rate increase across the board for septage rates. Please see Septage Fee Resolution (PDF) for more details. 

Flanders Development Meeting Presentation

On January 9, 2023 the Town of Milton Department of Public Works hosted a public forum for residents of the Flanders Development to provide information on the water & wastewater project timeline and process. Please see the brief overview of the presentation details below.

Flanders Development Project Presentation 01.09.2023 (PDF)

As an update the Champlain Water District sampled water in the Flanders neighborhood in May of 2021. It did not reveal any sign of asbestos. The Champlain Water District may be sampling again this year per EPA standards. 

EMSL Analytical, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2021 Water Testing

Please feel free to reach out to the Water & Wastewater Department if you have any additional questions or concerns.