Now officially serving nearly 1,700 customers in New Fairfield, Connecticut
BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – September 3, 2019 – Aquarion Water Company today announced the acquisition of the Interlaken Water Company in New Fairfield, Connecticut. The acquisition of the system, which provides water to approximately 60 New Fairfield residents, brings the total number of residents in town served by Aquarion to nearly 1,700.
“Aquarion is pleased to have the opportunity to provide even more New Fairfield residents with safe, clean water,” said Charles V. Firlotte, Aquarion’s President and CEO.
In addition to the acquisition of the Interlaken Water Company, Aquarion is in the process of acquiring the town of New Fairfield’s municipal water system. The acquisition of the town’s municipal system was announced in late 2018 and is currently under review by the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).
“Aquarion’s acquisitions in New Fairfield will allow us to leverage our extensive experience to maintain these water systems, make smart investments in infrastructure, and ensure that residents and businesses can count on high-quality water for decades to come,” said Firlotte.
Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 53 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.