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Serving Communities

Connecticut Water is dedicated to being an integral part of and improving the communities we serve. We look for opportunities to partner with community leaders and local organizations on projects to improve water quality, preserve the environment, promote education and benefit the community as a whole.

Fishing and hiking trails at Lake Shenipsit (Ellington, Vernon and Tolland) and hiking at Killingworth Reservoir:

Lake Shenipsit Reservoir Recreation Program

Killingworth Reservoir Hiking Trail


2018 Lake Shenipsit Reservoir youth fishing derbies for children 3-15 years of age.


May 19

June 23

August 11

Derbies run from 7 a.m. to noon. Donuts and pizza are served. The derbies are a partnership of the Shenipsit Lake Association and Connecticut Water. 


2018 Connecticut Trails Day:

Connecticut Water will host guided hikes at the Lake Shenipsit and Killingworth Reservoir hiking trails on Saturday, June 2, as part of the Connecticut Forest and Park Association's Connecticut Trails Day. For more information see Connecticut Water's hiking trails see the Lake Shenipsit Reservoir Program and Killingqworth Hiking Trails links above or visit

Connecticut Water Active in the Community

Our employees are active in the community and we support their volunteer and charitable efforts. Employees have organized collections for food and other charities, with our most recent collection for toiletries, clothes and footwear to be donated to the Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill. If you would like to donate items, view the list of articles needed and drop off donations at any of our work centers and offices through late October.