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.

Jun 29, 2015

An Eel, A CrayFish - And Maybe A Career

Markeshia Ricks, New Haven Independent journalist, spent the day with the teens and the some RWA staff including our CEO. She observed the ten students from Common Ground High School that participated in our summer camp, also known as Water Boot Camp, as they searched for invertebrates in the Mill River.

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Jun 18, 2015

RWA Issues Latest Water Quality Report

You drink it. Wash the dishes with it. Cook with it. Bathe in it. It’s there every time you turn on the faucet. But what do you really know about your tap water? Do you know where it comes from? How it is protected? Or what’s in it?

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May 27, 2015

Be Cool - Don't Open Fire Hydrants

As warm weather begins and children and adults are trying to find relief from the heat, opening fire hydrants may look like a good way to cool off. But what looks like fun can be dangerous.

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May 27, 2015

Notice of Public Hearings to Sell Class III land Located in Madison, CT

The Representative Policy Board of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water District will hold public hearings to consider the sale of two parcels of non public water supply watershed land in Madison, CT:

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Mar 09, 2015

Curseaden Elected to Regional Water Authority Board

Kevin J. Curseaden of Milford has been elected to the Regional Water Authority, the five-member governing board of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, the non-profit organization that provides water to about 430,000 people in the greater New Haven region. Curseaden began his term on March 1, 2015.

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Jan 06, 2015

Six Tips to Avoid Cold Weather Damage to Water Pipes

With cold weather predicted in Connecticut during the next few days, the Regional Water Authority has issued a consumer alert to help protect home plumbing from freezing and bursting.

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Jan 05, 2015

South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority Switches On 1-Megawatt Solar Array

The 1-megawatt solar system at the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s (SCCRWA) North Sleeping Giant water treatment facility in Hamden, Connecticut, is now live and producing most of the energy needed to power the facility.

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Nov 06, 2014

Member Sought for RWA Board

The Representative Policy Board of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority is seeking to fill an opening on the five-member governing board of the Authority. This is a part-time salaried position, which requires approximately 200 or more hours per year, including during business hours.

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Oct 16, 2014

City of Derby Sells East Derby Water Works to Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company purchased the East Derby Water Works from the City of Derby effective October 16, 2014. The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) has operated the system on behalf of the City since 2008 when the RWA acquired Birmingham Utilities and the City contract to provide water service to East Derby Water customers.

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Sep 25, 2014

South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority To Transition To Monthly Billing

New Haven, CT. September 25, 2014 – The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) has taken the first steps to upgrade its meter reading system. This will enable customer water meters to be read through a radio network that will eventually allow the RWA to use the data collected to issue bills monthly, rather than at the current three-month intervals. This should make it easier for customers to budget for their water bill.

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