Connecticut Water announced today, in the spirit of Earth Day, that it has completed notification to 10 Connecticut towns and several private nonprofit land conservation organizations of the availability of company-owned land for preservation as open space. In all, there are approximately 480 acres of land that the company no longer needs for water supply purposes and plans to make available for preservation as open space.
Connecticut Water is reminding customers that help is available for those who are having trouble paying their water bills. Affected customers are encouraged to contact Connecticut Water before their accounts become past due. The company’s Help 2 Our Customers assistance program provides for bill reductions and payment plans so customers don’t fall behind.
Connecticut Water Company is proud to announce that in early March, the company was designated as a HEARTSafe Workplace, joining just 14 other HEARTSafe workplaces in Connecticut and becoming the first and only utility to achieve the designation.
Connecticut Water today announced that the Shenipsit Lake Reservoir Recreation Program is being modified to protect company employees and the community from COVID-19. The recreation program will open for its 26th season on Saturday, April 11th for shoreline fishing and hiking. Fishing from boats and the storage of boats at the boat storage area is temporarily suspended.
Connecticut Water understands that the fight against the coronavirus will be taking a financial toll on some of its customers, especially those whose employment is affected by preventive measures being taken across the states.
Connecticut Water is announcing COVID-19-related precautions that it is taking to protect the health and safety of employees, customers and the community while continuing to deliver a reliable supply of safe drinking water.