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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.


Charitable Giving

Our charitable giving program supports a variety of non-profit agencies within our service communities and also includes our Firefighter Support Grant Program and School Water Bottle Filling Station Program. View our Charitable Giving page for more information.

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

On July 22, Connecticut Water filed a separate limited permit application with the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) to allow for the resumption of boating for just shoreline property owners and expect approval of that permit this week. More information is available in the a letter to shoreline property owners dated July 23, 2020.

Other temporary modifications announced in April regarding the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program due to COVID-19 are still effect. Fishing from boats and storage of boats at the boat storage has been temporarily suspended.

Fishing from designated shoreline fishing areas and hiking trails are open.

Boat Registration Form for Shoreline Property Owners

Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Guidelines for Shoreline Property Owners

Information on Zebra Mussel

Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program Rules

Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program Overview

Frequently Asked Questions About Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program