Connecticut Water Company’s latest water quality reports are available online. The reports show that all of company’s more than 60 systems deliver water to customers that meets, or is better than, state and federal requirements for drinking water. The reports summarize water quality testing done in 2020 and include information on source protection measures and what the company is required to test for under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Connecticut Water is announcing that the ability to sign-up for COVID-19 extended payment plans has been extended to September 30 in alignment with yesterday’s extension of the Governor’s emergency orders regarding public health and civil preparedness emergencies, which were set to expire on July 20. The extended payment plans are available for any customer who needs it. COVID-19 Payment plans require no initial or down payment, can last up to 24 months, and waive fees and interest. In addition, the company’s H2O - Help 2 Our Customers assistance program provides for payment plans and bill reductions for income-eligible customers.
Beginning on Monday, July 19, 2021, Depot Road in Enfield and the adjoining section of North Main Street in East Windsor will be closed to thru traffic between routes 5 (King Street) and 140 (Bridge Street) during the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists will not be able to use Depot Hill Road and North Main Street as thru travel route between Routes 5 and 140. Local travel by residents, school buses and customers and employees of businesses in the work area will be allowed and driveway access will be maintained. Business in the work area will be open.
Beginning on Monday, July 12, 2021, the section of Farmington Avenue, Route 4, between Brickyard Road and West Avon Road in Farmington will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. A detour, via Brickyard Road and West Avon Road, will be in place and police will be on site for traffic control. Local travel by residents and customers and employees of businesses in the work area will be allowed and driveway access will be maintained. Business in the work area will be able to remain open.
The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Maureen P. Westbrook, President of Connecticut Water Company, is the new Chairwoman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Her one-year term begins on July 1, 2021.
As the state of Connecticut is again experiencing lower than average rainfall amounts, river flows in the Pomperaug River have hit the first flow threshold in the Heritage Village Water system’s low-flow operations plan. As called for in the plan, Connecticut Water’s Heritage Village Water Division, the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, and the Town of Southbury are taking steps to increase public awareness of the river flow.