Connecticut Water Company has finalized memoranda of agreement (MOAs) with the Borough of Naugatuck, the Town of Prospect, the Killingworth Land Conservation Trust, and the Bethany Land Trust to transfer a total of six parcels which are no longer needed for water supply purposes to be permanently preserved as open space. The parcels, which range in size from eight to 19 acres for a total of approximately 82 acres, are intended to provide for passive public recreation including hiking, running, snowshoeing, and birding depending on the location
Connecticut Water will lead two hikes on its watershed properties in Killingworth and Tolland over Connecticut Trails Day (Weekend) 2022 on June 4th and 5th. The hikes are part of a larger National Trails Day celebration. In Connecticut, hikes are coordinated through the Connecticut Forest & Park Association who, together with hike sponsors, run the largest National Trails Day celebration in the country.
Connecticut Water is encouraging income-eligible households that are behind on their water and wastewater bills to apply to the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). LIHWAP pays up to $1,000 in delinquent water and wastewater bills for those meeting eligibility requirements. The program is federally funded and administered by community action agencies across Connecticut. More information on the program is available at: https://portal.ct.gov/heatinghelp/knowledge-base/articles/ceap-and-lihwap---joint-program?language=en_US. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2022.
Connecticut Water has announced the recipients of its 2022 School Water Bottle Filling Station and Firefighter Support Grant programs.
Connecticut Water has partnered with Upcycle Products to provide customers the opportunity to purchase rain barrels at a discount and have them shipped directly to their homes.
The Connecticut Water Company (CWC), the Shenipsit Lake Association and the towns of Ellington, Tolland and Vernon are pleased to announce that the 2022 Shenipsit Lake Reservoir recreation program will open at sunrise on Saturday, April 9, for the 2022 season.