Contact Information Water Commissioners and Staff

Use this page as your resource to contact us with your questions or concerns.

Office Hours
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

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 of Select Board. They meet typically twice per month.


Dr. Ronald J. Willey –Ron was appointed as a Water Commissioner in November 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a Ph.D in chemical engineering. He is a professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University. He is an active member of SACHE (Safety and Chemical Engineering Education), a group dedicated to integrating principles of Process Safety into undergraduate chemical engineering education. He has authored of over 100 technical papers and serves as Editor of Process Safety Progress. He is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Steven M. Mammone  Appointed a Water Commissioner in March 2007, Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston. Previously, he worked as a geotechnical engineer for 13 years. Currently, Steve is a partner at Getfused, Inc., a technology consulting firm. Steve is an active member of the American Society of Foundation Engineers. He is also a member of the Society of American Military Engineers

John S. Miller- Vice chair John was appointed as a Water commissioner in October 2015. He is a graduate of Suffolk University with a BS in chemistry. He has had a distinguished career in process engineering and chemical research and development. Some of his past experiences include designing and constructing pilot scale water treatment systems and analysis of drinking water samples.


Gary Yessaillian   Chair – 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 Clerk- 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.

James J. Galvin- Appointed to the Water Commission in May 1997, he is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Bentley College. Jim is very active in youth sports activities.



Eileen M. Commane
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Eileen is a liaison between The DWWD, the Towns of Dedham and Westwood and the Board of Water Commissioners. She prepares meeting agendas, works with District consultants, monitors legislative and environmental activities, reviews financial reports, communicates with town boards regarding areas of mutual concern, writes customer newsletters and press releases, and manages community and public relations. She oversees the Conservation education and rebate program.

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

Robert Eiben
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Bob is the District’s general manager.  He directs all day to day operations, employee matters, maintenance and safety programs, and capital improvement projects.

Rick Mosca
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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

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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

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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.


Stephen Locke
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Steve oversees capital projects, technology, safety and training

Stephanie Costa
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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
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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
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Elissa supervises accounts payable and payroll.

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