Quality on Tap

The RWA preserves and protects over 27,000 acres of watershed land throughout South Central Connecticut. Through careful stewardship of these lands, we are able to provide our customers with affordable, reliable, high-quality water while maintaining a natural, locally sourced profile perfect for the world-class breweries and pizzerias that Greater New Haven is famous for.

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East Rock Brewing Company

"One of the great benefits of brewing in New Haven is our water. All of the water used at the brewery comes from Lake Gaillard, a private reservoir with soft water characteristics that are perfect for lager brewing."

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Bad Sons Beer Company

"We found that the mineral content, pH and all-around quality of the water are perfect for our award-winning beers."

- Mark DaSilva, Owner, Bad Sons Beer Company

New Haven Pizza Expert Colin Caplan

 

"Caplan credits the old brick ovens as well as New Haven’s water and 'perfect relative humidity' for its wonderful taste. He also notes that the city’s Italian families have passed down the culture and recipes through generations. 'It’s a real American story. It’s Connecticut’s food and we should be proud of it.'”

 -  Connecticut Magazine, December 21, 2018

 

Check out more from Colin Caplan

The RWA preserves and protects over 27,000 acres of watershed land throughout South Central Connecticut. Through careful stewardship of these lands, we are able to provide our customers with affordable, reliable, high-quality water while maintaining a natural, locally sourced profile perfect for the world-class breweries and pizzerias that Greater New Haven is famous for.

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East Rock Brewing Company

"One of the great benefits of brewing in New Haven is our water. All of the water used at the brewery comes from Lake Gaillard, a private reservoir with soft water characteristics that are perfect for lager brewing."

Read More

Bad Sons Beer Company

"We found that the mineral content, pH and all-around quality of the water are perfect for our award-winning beers."

- Mark DaSilva, Owner, Bad Sons Beer Company

New Haven Pizza Expert Colin Caplan

 

"Caplan credits the old brick ovens as well as New Haven’s water and 'perfect relative humidity' for its wonderful taste. He also notes that the city’s Italian families have passed down the culture and recipes through generations. 'It’s a real American story. It’s Connecticut’s food and we should be proud of it.'”

 -  Connecticut Magazine, December 21, 2018

 

Check out more from Colin Caplan