Dive Well at Atkinson Pool Temporarily Closed

Due to water leakage, the Atkinson Dive Well is closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience as we work to remedy the issue. Please find details below.

Atkinson Dive Well Issue
  • EPA notification received 3/26/24
  • Complaint regarding chlorinated water leakage from Atkinson Dive Well
Assessment and Repair
  • Atkinson Dive Well Closed until further notice, effective 3/27/24
  • Dive Well Dechlorinated
    • De-chlorination neutralizes chlorine to eliminates environmental concerns of chlorinated water discharging into the ground
    • Completed 3/27/24
  • Barricades installed around dive well to prevent unauthorized or accidental entry
Next Steps

Atkinson Dive Well

  1. Determine location of leak
    • Monitoring
      • Dive Well is not being drained at this time
      • If water level stabilizes, it will help identify source of leak
    • Inspection
      • Determine the location of leak
      • Possibilities include skimmers and associated piping that have not been replaced, new piping failure, valve failure, infrastructure cracks, or a combination of factors
  1. Complete necessary repairs
    • If it is necessary to drain the Dive Well, additional barricading will be implemented
  2. Reopen Dive Well
    • A reopening date is not yet known
    • Please visit Town of Sudbury website for updates

Atkinson Lap Pool

Lap Pool is currently open while Dive Well assessment is underway