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.

Apr 14, 2018

RWA Recreation Areas Are Stocked for Fishing Season

WTNH joined the RWA and local anglers to kick off fishing season at Lake Saltonstall. The RWA has stocked its lakes with thousands of fish and invites Connecticut anglers of all ages to pick up their recreation permit and join us for a day of fishing from the shore or even take one of our boats out on the lake.

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Apr 13, 2018

Amateur Photographers Awarded In RWA Recreation Photo Contest

Five talented photographers took home their first-place prizes at the annual South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) recreation permit holder meeting held on April 11. Nineteen amateur photographers competed in five photo categories. Judges reviewed over 65 photos taken at RWA recreation areas before choosing five first-place photos and 15 runners-up.

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Mar 12, 2018

Regional Water Authority Is Prepared For Incoming Nor’easter

In response to the major snow event forecast to begin Monday evening, the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is reminding customers to stay safe before, during and after the storm. As it does before all weather events the RWA has made all necessary preparations to ensure its customers have reliable, high-quality drinking water before, during and after a storm.

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Mar 02, 2018

New Haven Register Forum: The Real Truth About Tap Water

New Haven Register Forum: The Real Truth About Tap Water March 2, 2018 Recently, Hearst Newspapers took tap water to task on its pages by implying it may contain harmful contaminants and offering “myth-busting advice” from PUR, a water filtration company.

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Feb 05, 2018

RWA Grant Helps Common Ground High School Pursue New Environmental Education And Green Jobs Opportunities

New Haven, CT, February 5, 2018 – The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is helping to advance environmental science education and green jobs programs for students at New Haven’s Common Ground High School (CGHS) through a new $5,000 grant.

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Jan 31, 2018

RWA Submits Redacted Water Supply Plan to CT DPH

New Haven, CT, January 31, 2018 – The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) submitted its redacted water supply plan to the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) today.

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Jan 26, 2018

RWA Warns About Dangers of Thin Ice on Reservoirs

With the onset of unseasonably warm weather and rain, the Regional Water Authority (RWA) is warning the public to never walk, skate or sled on ice-covered reservoirs, and to always observe warning signs posted on watershed land.

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Jan 12, 2018

Beware of New Water Meter Phone Scam

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is asking Greater New Haven area residents to be suspicious if they receive a phone call asking for money to change their water meter. As part of the RWA’s multi-year Advanced Metering Infrastructure program that is deploying the water industry’s latest metering technology, the meter upgrade is free to our customers. RWA and our contractor – Contract Callers, Inc. (CCI) – are NOT making these calls. If residents receive such a call, they should hang up and call the RWA at 203-562-4020 and their local police department.

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Jan 10, 2018

Regional Water Authority Tests Incident Command System

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) conducted a table top exercise to test the emergency preparedness of its Incident Command System (ICS) today. The exercise simulated the rollover of a tanker truck on I-95 and contamination of the RWA’s Lake Saltonstall reservoir.

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Dec 13, 2017

Regional Water Authority Offers Tips to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

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.

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