Posts Tagged ‘ Aquarion Water Co. ’

CFE concerned for 290 acres of pristine watershed land in Bethel/Aquarion agreement (update)

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

Under the agreement, Aquarion is allowed, and has stated that it intends, to abandon the Chestnut Ridge, Eureka Lake, and Mountain Pond reservoirs and transfer nearly 300 acres of open space back to the Town of Bethel, unencumbered by water company lands regulations that protect against over development. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CFE.

Wheeling and dealing with Connecticut’s water resources

Jun 27th, 2013 | By

Curt Johnson, program director and senior staff attorney at the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and Margaret Miner, executive director of Connecticut River Alliance, say water is an essential commodity in our lives and for that reason, existing water supplies should be protected whenever possible. Do you agree? Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

Housatonic Valley Association Receives $25,000 Donation from Aquarion Water Co. and Five Area Companies

Aug 14th, 2012 | By

Aquarion Water Company recently donated $12,500 to the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA). The donation was a matching grant to five participating companies that each donated $2,500 in support of HVA’s mission to conserve the natural character and environmental health of the Housatonic River watershed.

Aquarion recognized for reducing its carbon footprint

Oct 7th, 2011 | By

Aquarion Water Company has received recognition from the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund for its leadership in reducing its carbon footprint.

Large water company buying smaller Conn. firms, partners with arts council on water exhibition

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By

Since April, Aquarion Water Co. of Connecticut, which serves more than 580,000 customers in 39 cities and towns, announced plans to purchase water systems serving a few thousand residents “with the goal of unifying fragmented operations” and preparing for future development, the Greenwich Time reports.

Michael Deane: Young Scientists Making Every Drop Count

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

But summer wasn’t a total wash for students interested in pursuing education and careers in the water industry. Across the country, students from grade school to incoming-college freshman participated in programs that immersed them in the biology, geology, hydrology and just plain interesting stuff that happens between a water reservoir and the kitchen faucet. •

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