Newsroom

Thank you for your interest in the RWA. Here’s where you’ll discover the latest news from the RWA. Media inquiries are handled by our Public Affairs team. That includes interview requests with our President and CEO, questions about our high-quality water and innovative services, and requests for tours of our facilities.

Jul 15, 2022

Regional Water Authority (RWA) Urges Reduction of Water Usage in Recognition of State Declaration

New Haven, CT, July 15, 2022 – Persistent dry weather and the State of Connecticut’s Stage Two Drought Declaration have prompted the Regional Water Authority (RWA) to ask its customers to voluntarily reduce their water use by 10 percent. Stage Two of the state’s drought plan is identified as an emergent drought event, potentially impacting water supplies, agriculture, or natural ecosystems.  

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May 21, 2022

RWA Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Several Streets in Hamden

New Haven, CT – The Regional Water Authority (RWA) has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory for the following streets in Hamden: High Rock Rd, Hill St, Laura Rd, W Shepard Ave, Paradise Ave, Heathridge Rd, Norman Rd, Sterling Pl, Laurel View Ter, Dunbar Hill Rd, and Chauncy Rd.

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May 19, 2022

RWA Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Several Streets in Hamden

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the following streets in Hamden:

High Rock Rd, Hill St, Laura Rd, W Shepard Ave, Paradise Ave, Heathridge Rd, Norman Rd, Sterling Pl, Laurel View Ter, Dunbar Hill Rd, and Chauncy Rd.

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Apr 22, 2022

ON EARTH DAY, THE REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY IS HELPING CUSTOMERS USE WATER WISELY BY HARVESTING THE RAIN

In honor of Earth Day, the Regional Water Authority (RWA) launched its annual rain barrel sale on April 22, 2022.  The barrels are offered at the manufacturer’s cost, a nearly 50 percent discount from the full retail price, to help customers use water wisely.

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Dec 28, 2021

RWA To Improve Customer Experience and Aid In Conservation By Moving To A Monthly Billing Platform

Beginning January 2022 all metered water and PipeSafe bills will change from a quarterly to a monthly billing cycle.

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Dec 06, 2021

RWA Invited To Apply For EPA WIFIA Loan To Improve Water Infrastructure

The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced the 2021 projects eligible to apply for loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.

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May 18, 2021

RWA Supports Environmental Initiatives Through Claire C. Bennitt Watershed Fund

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) announced today that the company’s Claire C. Bennitt Watershed Fund has awarded grants in support of environmental and educational initiatives to the New Haven Ecology Project and New Haven Urban Resources Initiative.

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May 06, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report Shows The RWA Continues To Maintain High Water Quality Standards

The RWA has issued its annual water quality report to customers in the Greater New Haven region. The Consumers’ Annual Report on Water Quality provides information about the RWA’s sources of drinking water, shows water quality test results for 2020 and contains other important information about tap water and health. Customers will receive a printed copy of the report in the mail, and it is also available on the RWA’s website, rwater.com. To ensure that more customers are able to access the important information within this report, the RWA has produced a version fully translated into Spanish. The English and Spanish versions of the report can be accessed by clicking here.

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Apr 22, 2021

On Earth Day, The Regional Water Authority Is Helping Customers Use Water Wisely By Harvesting The Rain

Following a very hot and dry summer last year, the Regional Water Authority (RWA) is offering rain barrels at a nearly 50 percent discount to help customers use water wisely. The online sale begins today, as a way to honor Earth Day.

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Apr 13, 2021

RWA Announces Water Wise Ways For A Healthy Lawn Series

On April 21, the Regional Water Authority (RWA) will launch an interactive, free webinar series promoting efficient water use and lawn maintenance. Throughout this four-week series, participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts and have their questions answered about how to keep lawns and gardens healthy during the summer months without wasting water or money.

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