Acquisition of Pleasure Valley system adds 52nd Connecticut town to Aquarion’s service territory
BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 13, 2019 – Aquarion Water Company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Pleasure Valley water system in the City of Norwich, making the system the latest to join Aquarion’s rapidly expanding service area.
The Pleasure Valley system, formerly owned by Valleywood LLC, serves 209 people. With this acquisition, Aquarion now serves customers in 52 cities and towns in Connecticut, and eight additional towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
“We’re delighted that Pleasant Valley customers are joining many others across the state who count on Aquarion for safe, high-quality drinking water,” said Charles V. Firlotte, Aquarion’s President and CEO. “We look forward to providing them the same outstanding water and customer service that have made Aquarion Connecticut’s top-rated utility.”
Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 52 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. Based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.