SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) (“SJW Group”) and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (“Connecticut Water”) today announced the close of their merger. The combined company, SJW Group, is the third-largest investor-owned pure play water and wastewater utility based on rate base in the United States, serving nearly 1.5 million people across California, Connecticut, Maine and Texas. In connection with the closing of the transaction, Connecticut Water is now a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Group, and Connecticut Water’s common shares have ceased trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Matthew Stosse of Westbrook, Connecticut, assumed the role of Connecticut State Director on the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) board of directors on September 24, 2019, during the 138th NEWWA Annual Conference in Rockport, Maine.
Connecticut Water’s latest water quality reports are available to customers and others who consume the water produced by the company’s more than 60 water systems across the state. The reports summarize the results of water quality testing done in 2018 and include information about the company’s water systems and source-protection measures. Connecticut Water works closely with the Connecticut Department of Public Health to ensure that the water it provides to customers meets or is better than state and federal standards for drinking water.
Today, the Heritage Village Water Co. the CPV Towantic Energy Center, the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition and the Town of Southbury announced new and significant measures to maintain flows in the Pomperaug River. The measures proactively reduce public water supply demands that could affect river flows on the Pomperaug aquifer.
Come join in the fun celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Connecticut Water’s Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program on Saturday, June 22. The celebration will be held at the boat storage area located at 95 Ellington Road, Tolland and will include a Youth Fishing Derby from 6 a.m. to noon.
Connecticut Water announced that it will be replacing 1,400 feet of water main on West Main Street between Vernon Avenue and Union Street in Vernon-Rockville. The water main being replaced was installed more than 100 years ago. Work is expected to begin during the week of June 3.