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.

Dec 15, 2016

Regional Water Authority Provides Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (December 15, 2016) – Frigid air and sub-freezing temperatures can cause water pipes in vulnerable areas of buildings to freeze and burst, resulting in costly damage. The Regional Water Authority (RWA) offers homeowners the following tips to make sure their homes are prepared for winter weather.

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Nov 07, 2016

RWA CONTINUES TO URGE WATER CONSERVATION

November 7, 2016 – New Haven, Conn. – With persistent dry weather and continued drought conditions, the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is asking all of its customers to continue to conserve water and to step-up their voluntary measures to 15%. On October 11, the company requested that all RWA customers voluntarily reduce their water use by 10%.

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Nov 01, 2016

Low-Income Customers to Benefit From New RWA Residential Water Assistance Program

November 1, 2016 - New Haven, Conn. — The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is partnering with Dollar Energy Fund to offer a new program aimed at assisting low-income customers in the RWA’s service territory pay their water bills.

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Oct 11, 2016

Regional Water Authority Calls For Water Reductions

New Haven, CT, October 11, 2016 – Persistent dry weather and the National Weather Service’s extended outlook for continued drought conditions in our region have prompted the Regional Water Authority (RWA) to ask its customers to reduce their water use by 10 percent. The past weekend’s rains were not nearly enough to overcome the drought.

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Sep 15, 2016

RWA Water Losses Drop and Supply Strong as Connecticut Drought Continues

Journalist Anna Bisaro from the New Haven Register reports on our proactive focus on water infrastructure.

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Sep 15, 2016

Forum: Imagine a Day Without Water

Larry Bingaman, president and CEO, wrote an editorial about the critical systems that bring water to our homes and businesses.

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Jul 08, 2016

Be Sure Before You Open Your Door

NEW HAVEN, July 8, 2016 - The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) is asking area residents to be suspicious if someone comes to their door claiming to be from the water company and wanting to enter their home. The Regional Water Authority makes appointments with residents if the company needs to enter a home.

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Jul 01, 2016

Regional Water Authority Bond Ratings Improve

Larry Bingaman, president and CEO of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA), recently announced that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings raised its rating on RWA’s existing debt to ‘AA-’ from ‘A+.’

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May 15, 2016

The RWA Works 24/7 to Keep Water Safe

Journalist Anna Bisaro and photographer Arnold Gold from the New Haven Register spent the morning at the RWA seeing first hand the steps we take to provide safe drinking water to our consumers.

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May 13, 2016

25th Anniversary Celebration of Regional Water Authority's Whitney Water Center Includes Mini-grants to Teachers

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Whitney Water Center and to support good teachers doing good work, the Authority awarded five $500 mini-grants to educators in the region. The grants will enable teachers to try out creative teaching techniques and buy enriching teaching materials not provided for in their schools’ budgets. The project’s focus had to be environmental education, particularly about water.

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