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.
Connecticut Water is keenly aware of its broader responsibility as a business regarding environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The company has been actively involved in state policy and programs to support these important efforts in Connecticut for years.
Beginning on Monday, June 21, 2021, the section of Elm Street, Route 140, between Center Street and West Street in Windsor Locks will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A detour, via West, Spring and Center streets, will be in place and police will be on site for traffic control.
Connecticut Water reminds residents that water is a precious resource and using water wisely this summer can ensure that we have enough water for basic needs, economic development and the environment.