STONINGTON, CONN. – March 17, 2020 – Aquarion Water Company today announced additional water main replacement projects are scheduled to begin March 23 on Marjorie Street and Lantern Hill Road, followed by Linda Avenue, Summit Street, and Elm Street. These upgrades are expected to be completed by mid-June, 2020.
The projects, which will replace 3,050 feet of water main, are part of an ongoing program to improve Aquarion’s water distribution system and to ensure the highest quality water. The infrastructure upgrades will also help to reduce leaks and water main breaks that can cause service interruptions.
“We greatly appreciate residents’ patience during this project,” said Michael Hiltz, Aquarion’s Manager of Utility Programs. “We will work closely with our customers, contractors, and town officials to coordinate the work and minimize any disruptions.”
Due to construction, customers should expect minor traffic delays and possible detours during the working hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Auburn MA-based RH White Construction will be serving as the contractor for the water main replacement project.
To keep customers informed about scheduled/unscheduled work, Aquarion utilizes a CodeRED notification system to call affected customers. Aquarion encourages customers to sign up for this free service at www.aquarionwater.com/alerts-and-outages.
Customers with project-related questions may contact John Farrell, Aquarion’s project manager, at
(203) 362-3048. For service or water-related issues, please contact Aquarion Customer Service at
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.