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Aug 13 2020
Connecticut Water Awards $15,000 to Local Fire Departments Through Firefighter Grant Program

Connecticut Water is pleased to announce the recipients of its Firefighter Grant Program for 2020. Applications were open to any fire department in Connecticut Water’s Service Communities and the grants will cover various items from equipment to education.

Aug 11 2020
Connecticut Water Donates Touchless Water Bottle Filling Stations to 15 Schools Through New Grant Program

15 schools in 8 school districts served by Connecticut Water have been awarded water bottle filling stations. The awards were made through Connecticut Water’s School Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program, which was launched earlier this year before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 16 2020
Connecticut Water and Oakridge Dairy Announce Land Purchase in Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Watershed in Tolland

Today Connecticut Water Company and Oakridge Dairy LLC completed a transaction that protects 154 acres of land in the Lake Shenipsit Reservoir watershed in Tolland. The Lake Shenipsit Reservoir is a vital public water source for north-central Connecticut. Connecticut Water is acquiring the land from Oakridge Dairy in Ellington, and the acquisition is believed to be among the largest water utility watershed land purchases in the state of Connecticut in decades.

Jul 10 2020
Connecticut Water to Start $1 Million Water Main Replacement Project on Main Street in Thompson

Beginning the week of July 13, Connecticut Water will begin replacing about 2,600 feet, or one-half mile, of water main on Main Street between School Street and the river. The water main being replaced is about 100 years old. The project is expected to run through September and is estimated to cost approximately $1 million.

Jul 01 2020
Connecticut Water Announces Boating Portion of Lake Shenipsit Reservoir Recreation Program to Resume Following State Reopening Guidelines

Connecticut Water is pleased to announce that they will be requesting DPH approval to resume the boating portion of the Company’s DPH permitted recreation program at the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir in a way that minimizes the risks to Connecticut Water employees, program participants, Lake Activity Monitors, and the public.

Jun 30 2020
Connecticut Water Annual Water Quality Reports Available

Connecticut Water’s latest water quality reports for the water produced by the company’s more than 60 water systems across the state are now available online. The reports summarize water quality testing done in 2019 and includes information about the Company’s water systems, water quality test results, and source protection measures. We are pleased to relay that water in all systems met or exceeded state and federal standards for drinking water again in 2019.

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