• Hamden May 21, 2022 3:30 pm

    Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Affecting Some Hamden Residents Canceled

    The precautionary boil water advisory that was impacting some Hamden residents has been canceled on Saturday. The Regional Water Authority said the initial precautionary notice was issued on Thursday afternoon after a 16-inch water main break. Repairs were completed Thursday night and service was restored. Residents on High Rock Road, Hill Street, Laura Road, W Shepard Avenue, Paradise Avenue, Heathridge…

  • Hamden May 19, 2022 9:37 pm

    Some Hamden Residents Advised to Boil Water After Main Break

    Some residents are being advised to boil their water before use after a 16-inch water main break was reported in Hamden. The advisory is a precautionary measure for residents who live in the following areas: High Rock Road Hill Street West Shepard Avenue Paradise Avenue Heathridge Road Norman Road Sterling Place Laurel View Terrace Dunbar Hill Road Chauncy Road The…

  • discolored water August 28, 2021 1:13 am

    Regional Water Authority Investigating Discoloration in Water in Ansonia

    The Regional Water Authority is investigating after receiving several reports of water discoloration in Ansonia. RWA officials said a customer in northeast Ansonia noticed slight discoloration in her water a few weeks ago. A couple of weeks later, the same resident was still seeing discolored water. Crews said that because of hot weather and talking with nearby fire departments, they…

  • rain barrels May 4, 2021 10:33 pm

    Regional Water Authority Is Encouraging Residents To Be Water Wise

    Connecticut has seen its share of rain in recent weeks, and the Regional Water Authority is encouraging Connecticut residents to utilize every drop by using a rain barrel. The agency believes it is a simple solution that can save you money and help the environment. “Particularly as the climate changes, we’re going to have longer and more severe periods...

  • north branford May 1, 2021 6:34 pm

    RWA Gives New Water Service to Disabled Veteran in in North Branford

    The Regional Water Authority gave a disabled veteran and his wife new water service in North Branford on Saturday. RWA officials said Simon Hale broke both of his feet while fighting for his country while serving in Vietnam and continues to have trouble walking. His wife, Barbara, is in a wheelchair. Recently, the Hales found out they had water quality…

  • cybersecurity February 10, 2021 12:37 am

    Are We Prepared? Checking in with CT Water Companies After FL Cybersecurity Breach

    As the FBI and Secret Service investigate who tried to poison a Florida city’s water supply, water suppliers in Connecticut say they’re confident in the checks and balances they have in place to keep our drinking water safe. Friday, officials say someone hacked into the Oldsmar, Florida water treatment plant and tried to fill the water with a harmful...

  • hazardous waste October 28, 2020 7:56 pm

    Final HazWaste Central Collection This Weekend

    With people spending more time at home and packing up and moving at a rapid rate, many may be looking to get rid of old household hazardous waste. Saturday, you can make sure those items and old electronic devices, get in the right hands at the final HazWaste Central collection of 2020. Common items like old paint, gas, and pesticides…

  • new haven June 30, 2020 12:54 am

    New Haven Residents Raise Concerns Over Brown Water

    New Haven residents are raising concerns after experiencing ‘brownish’ colored water. Delienne Moncrieft tells NBC Connecticut that he and his family began noticing the changes nearly two weeks ago. “We were scared to take showers and baths and the thought of drinking water was frightening,” said Moncrieft. “The drinking and shower water was muddy, black-like, and brown muddy.” Moncrieft says…

  • new haven June 29, 2020 10:50 pm

    New Haven Residents Fed Up Over Brown Water

    Some New Haven residents said their water has been brown and dirty for parts of the past two weeks.

  • regional water authority June 24, 2020 12:08 pm

    Regional Water Authority Urges Customers to Use Water Wisely

    As a result of the prolonged hot and dry weather conditions, and many more people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RWA has seen an unprecedented increase in water use and is urging its customers to use water wisely.

  • discolored water June 20, 2020 3:23 am

    Regional Water Authority Warning People to Beware of Discolored Water

    The Regional Water Authority is warning people in Connecticut that they may experience discolored water as a result of high water usage. Discolored water is caused by natural minerals in the water being shaken up by a change in the speed of flow, according to the RWA. If this is something you are experiencing, the RWA is recommending you wait…

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