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Office Hours  Due to Office Renovations the office is not open to the public at this time
Our office is open from 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday. The office is located at 50 Elm Street, Dedham MA, 02026.

During Office Hours:             781-329-7090
After Hours Emergency:       781-326-1250
Water Quality Questions:     781-326-1250

Final Readings and Bills:      781-329-7090
Please note that you must take the final bill to the Sewer Department in order to obtain a final bill from them.

Mailing Address for Paying Your Water Bill:

Dedham-Westwood Water District
P.O. Box 240
Reading, MA, 01867-0340

Mailing your payment to the Dedham Office will delay the posting as the payment is processed in a bank

Other Correspondence; Mail to:

Dedham-Westwood Water District
50 Elm Street
Dedham, MA, 02026-9137

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The six District Water Commissioners are appointed for three year staggered terms, three by the Dedham Select Board and three by the Westwood Select Board. They typically meet twice per month.


Robert M. Lexander – Vice Chair

Robert was an employee of the Dedham-Westwood Water District for 41 years, with the last 19 of his career holding the position of Production Superintendent.  He is a licensed water operator holding his Water Treatment Grade 4 and Water Distribution Grade 4 licenses through the Massachusetts Division of Occupational licensure.

Eric L. Merithew 

Appointed to the Water Commission in 2021, Eric is a graduate of WPI and UMass Medical School with a PhD in biochemistry.  He works as a consultant and service manager for the municipal and industrial water and wastewater industry with a broad range of experience in treatment, distribution and revenue optimization.  He lives in Dedham with his wife Jennifer and two children Ethan and Grace.

John M. Healy

John was appointed as a Water commissioner in April of 2022.


Gary A. Yessaillian

Appointed to the Water Commission in 2016, Gary works in the high tech industry and has been involved in various Westwood civic activities.

James C. Fox – Chair

Serving as a Commissioner since September 2018, he is a lawyer and partner at Ruberto, Israel and Weiner. Rob, a graduate of  Emory University and Boston University Law School.

Andrew H. Kara – Clerk

Andrew was appointed a Commissioner in December of 2020.  He is an attorney and partner at the law firm, Rubin & Rudman LLP.  He is also a Board Member of Commonwealth Cooperative Bank.  He is a graduate of The College of the Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School. He lives in Westwood with his wife and two (2) daughters.


Blake Lukis
Contact Blake Lukis         

Blake is the District’s Executive Director.  He directs all day to day operations, employee matters, maintenance and safety programs, and capital improvement projects.

Stephen Locke
Contact Steve Locke

Steve oversees capital projects, technology, safety and training

Rick Mosca
Contact Rick Mosca         

Rick oversees the operation and maintenance of the treatment plants, booster stations, and standpipes to ensure the delivery of high quality water to our customers.

Tabitha Maccalous
781-329-7090-ext 1787

Contact Tabitha Maccalous

Tabitha is responsible for the water quality and the treatment process pertaining to the Bridge Street and White Lodge Water Treatment Plants

Matt Lanen
781-329-7090-ext 1786

Contact Matt Lanen

Matt is responsible for managing the installation and repair of water mains and services, valves, and hydrants, as well as investigating and repairing system leaks.

Stephanie Costa
Contact Stephanie Costa                       

Stephanie supervises all aspects of customer service including billing, meter reading, and meter replacements. She is also responsible for inspections of backflow prevention and cross connection devices in the system.

Bob Marsh
Contact Bob Marsh   

Bob directs all financial, accounting, and business activities for the District including customer billing, payables and receivables as well as the annual audit.

Elissa Cohen
Contact Elissa Cohen                    

Elissa supervises accounts payable and payroll.

Pauline Donoghue
Contact Pauline Donoghue                

Pauline manages the District’s financial business including investments, bond issues, and monthly warrants for paying bills.