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.

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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Jan 26, 2017

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

January 26, 2017 - 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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Jan 06, 2017

Regional Water Authority Kicks Off Advanced Metering Infrastructure Program in Cheshire and Wolcott

New Haven, CT, January 6, 2017 – Regional Water Authority (RWA) customers in Cheshire and Wolcott will be the first in the RWA’s water district to have the water industry’s latest metering technology installed when the RWA kicks off its new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) program this month. The system will allow the RWA to accurately read customers’ water meters by securely transmitting a low-powered signal from an AMI endpoint, a small device connected to the meter, back to the RWA’s office.

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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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