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Connecticut Water Invites the Public to Water Treatment Facility Open House

Rockville facility is largest source of drinking water for customers in the Northern Region 

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An aerial view of the Rockville Treatment PlantCustomers and the public can see the fascinating, complicated processes involved with delivering high-quality drinking water to our customers during an open house at Connecticut Water’s Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility in Vernon-Rockville on Wednesday, June 26.

Touring the Rockville Water Treatment PlantConnecticut Water President Craig J. Patla, P.E., stated, “Our team of local water professionals are eager to share the tools we use to protect water sources, filter and treat water to remove impurities, and test its quality. We know that high-quality drinking water and reliable service are essential to our customers and the community, and this open house is great way to share our commitment to service.” 

The Rockville facility is the largest single source of drinking water for Connecticut Water customers in northcentral Connecticut. It is a surface water treatment facility supplied by nearby the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir. The treatment facility has the capacity to produce up 9 million gallons of drinking water per day.

Details of the Open House:
Date: June 26, 2024
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility, 10 Snipsic St., Vernon-Rockville
Photo ID: Adults must bring a government-issued photo ID
Because the Rockville facility is an operational worksite, everyone must wear closed-toe, flat shoes for their own safety. Additionally, the facility is not wheelchair accessible.
Solar panels at the Rockville Treatment Plant