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 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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Mar 22, 2016

We Adopted a School!

It was a big step but we're ready for the challenge. We hope that other companies will follow in our footsteps and contribute to our vibrant community.

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Feb 22, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing

The Representative Policy Board (RPB) of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water District will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the offices of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, Connecticut, to consider the application of the Authority to establish rates, other charges, and rate schedules for water and related services.

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Jan 28, 2016

Looking at Water Safety In Connecticut

WTNH interviewed Tom Barger, Water Quality & Treatment Manager, to discuss what we are doing to prevent crisis like the one occurring in Flint, Michigan. At the RWA there’s a high level of testing done everyday, from the source of the water, to all of its stops along the way, right up to someone’s tap, specifically looking for certain contaminants like lead and copper.

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Jan 28, 2016

16th Annual Whitney Environmental Plan Meeting

The 16th annual public meeting on activities related to the Environmental Management Plan for the Whitney Water Treatment Plant will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 9. at the Whitney Water Center, 945 Whitney Avenue in Hamden.

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Dec 16, 2015

Utility Management Degree Program

Coverage on this one of a kind degree program which begins in the fall of 2016. It will be offered in New Haven by Southern Conn State University, Gateway Community College with input from SCCT Regional Water Authority.

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Oct 13, 2015

RWA Earns Platinum Award for Utility Excellence

New Haven, Conn. (Oct. 13, 2015) – Larry Bingaman, president and CEO of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA), announced that the RWA was recently honored with Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies’ (AMWA) Platinum Award for Utility Excellence. This award, combined with the company’s Utility of the Year Award presented last month by the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), amplifies the RWA’s emphasis on sustainable decision making, reinforcing its higher purpose: to ensure the New Haven region is well-positioned to maintain its excellent water supply and use it as a source of growth, opportunity and vitality for the region’s stakeholders.

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Oct 12, 2015

AMWA Platinum Award for Utility Excellence

We are so honored receive this award. The hard work of the men and women at the RWA made this possible. Everyday we work diligently to deliver clean tap water and to protect our watershed for both water quality and improved quality of life for our customers. The criteria for the Platinum Award for Utility Excellence is based on the Ten Attributes of Effective Utility Management and the Keys to Management Success. Applicants are expected to show progress in implementing the attributes and keys, as well as a distinctive level of management expertise and expanded utility achievement. Three years after winning a Gold Award, member utilities are eligible to apply for the Platinum Award for Utility Excellence. Past winners of AMWA's Platinum Award for Sustained Competitiveness Achievement are also eligible to apply.

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Oct 09, 2015

Celebrate RWA Day on Monday, October 19

New Haven, Conn. (Oct. 9, 2015) – Larry Bingaman, president and CEO of South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA), invites the greater New Haven community to celebrate RWA Day on Mon., Oct. 19th in honor of the company’s recent Utility of the Year Award presented by New England Water Works Association’s (NEWWA). Beginning at noon on the New Haven Green, community members can take the “Value of Water Pledge” that demonstrates a commitment to drinking tap water. Mayor Toni Harp will present a proclamation and offer her remarks at 2:30 p.m., with the event ending at 3 p.m.

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