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Now Accepting Credit Card and Electronic Payments

The City of Watertown is pleased to announce a new service—Electronic Billing & Payments. Utility customers are able to view their bills online, saving the City the cost of printing and mailing bills. Customers participating in online billing receive emails … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Utilities, Website

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4th

Polls will be open at City Hall for the general election on Tuesday, November 4th from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. City Hall is located at 309 Lewis Ave S. If you are not registered to vote you may do … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Website

Movie in the Park Cancelled Tonight

Due to the forecasted adverse weather for this evening the Movie in the Park at Highland Park will be cancelled this evening. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted in Community, Uncategorized, Website

July 1st Flood Update

The latest river reading from the Watertown Bridge is 10.32 feet. The NWS predicts the river to be below 10 feet by July 2nd, which would be below what is considered an action stage for flooding. All local roads have … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Website

Local Roads Open

Lewis Ave N/CSAH 27 has reopened to traffic. Mill Ave north of Carter Street has reopened, and Stevens Street has reopened.

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June 26th Flood Update

The most recent reading of the river at the Watertown bridge is 14.4 feet and at the Mayer station the reading was 15.34 feet. The reading at the Watertown bridge typically is .3 to 1.0 feet below the Mayer station. … Continue reading

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June 22nd Flood Update #2

The NWS has revised their projected crest levels at the Mayer location to be 17.5 feet on June 22nd. The current reading at the Mayer location is 17.45 feet. The latest reading from the Watertown bridge is 15.97 feet.

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Flood Update #4

The revised crest forecast has been updated to a crest of 17.3 feet on June 21st. The current reading at the Mayer station is 16.93 feet. The most recent reading taken from the Watertown bridge is 15.25 feet. Residents who … Continue reading

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Flood Update #2

The most recent crest prediction for the river is at 17.5 feet by 8:00 a.m. on June 21st. If this holds to be true this will be the 2nd highest crest on record at the Mayer location. The City historically … Continue reading

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Local Flood Updates & Road Closures

Recent heavy rains have swollen area rivers, creeks, lakes, and ponds. Carver County Emergency Management has begun providing local flood updates and road closure information for the County via their website. Any updates affecting the local area will be posted … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Website