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Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

A Division of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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Emergency Response Resources

Maine DWP - 24 Hour Emergency Number: (207) 557-4214

The Drinking Water Program has adopted an Emergency Response Plan and a 24 hour emergency phone number. The Maine DWP can be reached 24 hours a day for emergency purposes at (207)557-4214. We can also be reached during regular business hours at (207)287-2070. The document links below contain information to assist public water systems in preparing their own emergency response plan.


Boil Water, Do Not Drink, & Do Not Use Orders

Flooding Emergencies

Loss of Pressure/Loss of Water

Treatment Failure

Hurricanes, Droughts, and Extreme Weather Events


Other Agencies