Come join the fun at the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir on Saturday, May 20, from 7 a.m. to noon, for a youth fishing derby. The derby is for children ages 3 to 15. The kids are split into three groups, ages 3-6, 7-10, and 11-15, to allow the little ones to get in on the fun. Free coffee and donuts will be available in the morning, and free pizza will be available after the weigh-in and awarding of trophies about noon.
Heritage Village Water Company (HVWC) under the new ownership of Connecticut Water is giving back to the community with a $25,000 donation to the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition (PRWC).
Connecticut Water is pleased to announce that its reservoirs throughout Connecticut are all at 100% of their capacity. Although precipitation in the first quarter of 2017 was slightly below average according to the Northeast Climate Center, reservoirs were replenished, but at a slower than normal rate.
In an effort to help promote water conservation, Connecticut Water introduced the 2016 Water Drop Challenge which provided a $30 conservation credit to customers enrolled in the program who reduced their billed water usage in 2016 by at least 10% over the prior year.
Connecticut Water announced today, during “Fix A Leak Week” that it pumped and treated 100 million fewer gallons of water in 2016 than it did the previous year, while still delivering the same amount of water to its customers.
Connecticut Water continues to do its part to maintain water system infrastructure to deliver safe, dependable drinking water. In 2016, more than $60 million was invested in water treatment, aging pipeline replacement, cyber security, and other improvement projects. In 2017, the Company plans to spend $46.7 million to continue enhancing system reliability, water quality, public fire protection, and protecting sensitive data.