Connecticut Water Bills Drop by 4 Percent

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    Connecticut Water customers will see a 4 percent reduction in their water bills starting today, according to a release from the company.

    The reduction applies to residential, municipal, business and industrial customers and comes as a result of a proposal made last summer.

    It’s expected to save customers a total of $12.4 million over the next two years as the company returns federal tax refunds to its customers in the form of fee reductions, the release says.

    A residential customer who uses 15,000 gallons of water each quarter will see a decrease of about $5.97 in quarterly bills, according to the release.

    The release says these new rates are expected to remain in effect until at least April 2016.

    Additional changes that took effect April 1 are described online at, by clicking “Customers,” then “Bill Inserts and Fact Sheets” and are also enclosed in the water bill envelopes.