Sanitary Sewer Overflow Public Notification

When a discharge or overflow occurs, DPW sends out a public advisory notification. On business days, this website will be updated to include this notification by the end of that business day. 

During weekends or holidays, this website will be updated by the end of the next business day.

You can also see a list of discharge and overflow events on the MassDEP website.

  • This list is updated within 24 hours of when the public advisory notification is sent. Enter “Burlington, Town of” in the Permittee field and click “Search”.

The fastest way to get information is to sign up to receive public advisory notifications here:

This notification system will provide an email with a URL link to the notification. If you would like the notification present in the body of the email rather than a link, you will need to make this request to