Today the Connecticut Water Company announced that its employees had voted it both a national Top Workplace and a Top Workplace in the state of Connecticut. Top Workplaces, an independent firm, conducted an anonymous survey that assessed employee ratings on several critical cultural criteria, including alignment with core values, employee appreciation, employee development, performance and confidence in company leadership.
Connecticut Water is keenly aware of its broader responsibility as a business to be a good steward of the environment and has been actively involved in state policy and programs to support important environmental stewardship efforts in Connecticut for years.
This month, the company is pleased to announce that its stream flow releases have been implemented 4 years ahead of the date required by state regulations for the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir at the Hockanum River and 5 years ahead for Kelseytown Reservoir at the Menunketsuk River.
Beginning on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Old Depot Hill Road in Enfield will be closed to thru traffic between River Street and Depot Hill Road during the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists will not be able to use Old Depot Hill Road and North Main Street as a thru travel route. 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.
Connecticut Water is offering a number of resources to support the safe return to schools this fall, with information on how to flush the water pipes prior to the return of students and staff and the reopening of applications for its water bottle filling station grant program.
Beginning on Thursday, July 29, 2021, Deming Street in South Windsor between Buckland Road and Slater Street will be closed to thru traffic during the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists will not be able to use Deming Street as a thru travel route. Local travel by residents and school buses will be allowed and driveway access will be maintained.
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.