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 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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Sep 26, 2017

Enjoy Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun Close to Home

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.

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Jul 13, 2017

Regional Water Authority VP Joins New Haven Farms Board

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.

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May 30, 2017

RWA Offers Rain Barrels for Sale

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.

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May 11, 2017

RWA Releases 2016 Water Quality Report

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).

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May 08, 2017

RWA and AHA Urge You to Rethink Your Drink

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.

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Mar 30, 2017

RWA Continues to Invest in Drinking Water Infrastructure

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.

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Mar 16, 2017

REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY CFO JOINS SCSU FOUNDATION BOARD

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.

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Feb 17, 2017

RWA Warns Public of the Dangers of Thin Ice

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.

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