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.

Jan 23, 2019

The RWA Offers Assistance To Federal Employees Impacted By Government Shutdown

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) has announced that it will waive late fees and interest on overdue balances for federal employees who are working without pay or have been furloughed without pay during the partial government shutdown. This relief is available through the duration of the government shutdown. Additionally, RWA employees have begun collecting monetary contributions and non-perishable food items for donation to New Haven’s Community Soup Kitchen and the Connecticut Food Bank in support of those affected by the government shutdown.

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Jan 09, 2019

Preventing Frozen Pipes with the RWA

If you've ever had a pipe freeze in your house, you know that the cost to repair them can be hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Well we've got below freezing temps in the forecast and I've got some way that you can spend only a couple dollars that will help save you thousands. "If the water turns off in your home and stops running, that's a good indicator that your pipes may be frozen. You may not notice them leaking until later when they defrost but you should act then and immediately turn them off and contact a certified plumber." Mentions Dan Doyle of the Regional Water Authority. "Water in a pipe when it gets cold enough can freeze and turn into ice. And ice of course expands and takes up more space than liquid water will. When it's in a confined space like a pipe that puts pressure on the outside and can cause it to crack or burst."

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Jan 09, 2019

RWA Upgrading Water Meters in Orange

The Regional Water Authority is upgrading water meters in the town of Orange. Officials said that the company will have crews out using both RWA staff and a subcontractor, Contract Callers, Inc. Information on how to schedule an appointment can be found on CCI's website or by calling 844-375-2272.

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Jan 04, 2019

RWA Brings Advanced Metering Infrastructure To Orange

About 3,400 Regional Water Authority (RWA) customers in Orange will have the water industry’s latest metering technology installed beginning this month, joining the 80,000 customers in the RWA’s water district who have already received the upgrade.

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Dec 05, 2018

RWA and CT's AARP Fraud Watch Network Urge Greater New Haven to be Scam Aware

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) and AARP Fraud Watch Network are urging vigilance against scams during the holiday season and throughout the year. Scammers often pose as utility employees to obtain financial information or gain access to homes so they can steal money or property.

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Nov 20, 2018

RWA Advises Precautions to Keep Pipes from Freezing on Thanksgiving

Meteorologists have forecast an arctic blast that may result in the coldest Thanksgiving on record, according to the Regional Water Authority (RWA). The RWA is advising residents and businesses in Greater New Haven to protect their plumbing from the Thanksgiving chill.

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Nov 20, 2018

RWA Offers Tips To Keep Pipes From Freezing

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is advising residents and businesses in Greater New Haven to protect their plumbing from the cold weather. Frigid air and sub-freezing temperatures can cause water pipes in vulnerable areas of buildings to freeze and burst, resulting in costly damage and expensive repairs.

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Nov 05, 2018

RWA Upgrades Meter Reading

About 18,000 Regional Water Authority (RWA) customers in Milford will have the water industry’s latest metering technology installed beginning next month, joining the 70,000 customers in the RWA’s water district who have already received the upgrade.

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Nov 04, 2018

Fix to Regional Water Authority Delivery System in North Branford was Challenging

When officials with the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority look back at 2018, they will do so with a quiet pride at a job well done. The year began at a much more frenzied pace as the quasi-public utility undertook a challenging project: The $14 million fix of a tunnel and pipe system that brings water from the authority’s largest reservoir to a treatment facility in North Branford. Making the necessary repairs to the system required the creation of a temporary bypass system to allow water to continue to flow from Lake Galliard to the treatment facility. While the temporary bypass was in use, permanent repairs were made to the pipe and tunnel system.

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Oct 31, 2018

Conscious Capitalism: Redefining What Makes A ‘Good Business’

This article from Larry Bingaman, president and CEO of the Regional Water Authority (RWA), explains how embracing the principles of Conscious Capitalism has benefited the RWA. Larry points to how pursing a higher purpose can help improve society while also benefiting companies.

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