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News and Alerts

Regional Water Authority Offers Tips to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes For Immediate Release December 13, 2017

Frigid air and sub-freezing temperatures have arrived in our region and can cause water pipes in vulnerable areas of buildings to freeze and burst, resulting in costly damage and expensive repairs. The Regional Water Authority (RWA) offers homeowners in the Greater New Haven area helpful tips to make sure their homes are prepared for winter weather. read more

Enjoy Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun Close to Home For Immediate Release September 26, 2017

NEW HAVEN – September 26, 2017 – With the start of the fall season, consider taking a hike, brisk walk, jog, or just meander along more than 60 miles of trails through Regional Water Authority (RWA) recreation areas. You can also get closer to nature by enjoying unique wildlife viewing opportunities and by participating in our popular bird-watching events, such as our evening Owl Prowls. read more

Regional Water Authority VP Joins New Haven Farms Board For Immediate Release July 13, 2017

New Haven, CT, July 13, 2017 – Jean Zanella-Dyer, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) Vice President of Service Delivery, was recently appointed to the New Haven Farms Board of Directors. read more

RWA Offers Rain Barrels for Sale For Immediate Release May 30, 2017

NEW HAVEN, May 30, 2017 – The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is offering rain barrels for sale to area residents as part of the company’s conservation and sustainability program. read more

RWA Releases 2016 Water Quality Report For Immediate Release May 11, 2017

During this Drinking Water Week (May 7-13), the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) has issued its 2016 Consumers’ Annual Report on Water Quality. A federally mandated “report card” designed to educate consumers on what is in their drinking water, the RWA’s water continues to meet or is better than the water quality standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CTDPH). read more

RWA and AHA Urge You to Rethink Your Drink For Immediate Release May 8, 2017

Drinking Water Week Toasts Health Benefits of Tap Water New Haven, CT, May 8, 2017 – During this Drinking Water Week (May 7-13), the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are challenging residents in the region to “Rethink Your Drink” and cut down on sugary beverages such as soda, energy drinks and fruit juice, and replace them with healthier choices such as tap water. read more

RWA Continues to Invest in Drinking Water Infrastructure For Immediate Release March 30, 2017

New Haven, CT, March 30, 2017 – The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is at the forefront in maintaining its water system infrastructure to deliver high quality, reliable drinking water. In Fiscal Year 2016, more than $27 million was invested in water treatment and distribution, aging pipeline replacement, watershed protection and land management, and other improvement projects including cyber security. The RWA plans to spend approximately $28 million in Fiscal Year 2017 to continue enhancing system reliability, water quality, upgrading metering systems and protecting sensitive data. read more


Linda Discepolo, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, was recently appointed to the Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) Foundation Board. read more

RWA Warns Public of the Dangers of Thin Ice For Immediate Release February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017, New Haven – With unseasonably warm weather conditions forecast for this upcoming weekend, the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is reminding people not to walk, skate or sled on frozen reservoirs and to observe warning signs posted on watershed land. read more

Low-Income Customers to Benefit From New RWA Residential Water Assistance Program For Immediate Release January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 - New Haven, Conn. — The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is partnering with Dollar Energy Fund to offer a new program aimed at assisting low-income customers in the RWA’s service territory pay their water bills. read more

Regional Water Authority Kicks Off Advanced Metering Infrastructure Program in Cheshire and Wolcott For Immediate Release January 6, 2017

New Haven, CT, January 6, 2017 – Regional Water Authority (RWA) customers in Cheshire and Wolcott will be the first in the RWA’s water district to have the water industry’s latest metering technology installed when the RWA kicks off its new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) program this month. The system will allow the RWA to accurately read customers’ water meters by securely transmitting a low-powered signal from an AMI endpoint, a small device connected to the meter, back to the RWA’s office. read more

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