Watertown officials warn residents about new phone scam


WATERTOWN (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) Officials in Watertown are warning residents about a recent series of suspicious phone calls from someone claiming to work for the water department.

Residents have reported receiving calls from someone requesting to come into their homes to test the water. In each call, the person claims to work for the water department.

Officials say the water department does not test the water inside individual homes and that these calls are being made by someone who is not affiliated with the department.

Anyone who receives such a call should contact the police at 781-821-5090.