The padlocks to hatches of an aqueduct outside of Boston thatto the metropolitan area were found cut Monday, to local concerns after there was a trespassing incident.
The CBS reporting , noting that three padlocks were cut from separate access hatches located at approximately half-mile intervals along the aqueduct. Police say there is evidence of an attempt to cut a fourth lock.is
State Police are investigating, though they say “there is no evidence of any crime other than vandalism.”
The MWRA says it doesn’t appear anyone tried to tamper with thewater supply and there does not appear to be any contamination or changes in water quality.
Last month, State Police stepped up patrols at public water supplies after seven people were caught trespassing at the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown.