Water conservation opportunity available to residents of Connecticut
Bridgeport, Conn. – February 24, 2022 – Aquarion Water Company announced today that it will be offering for sale upcycled rain barrels as part of the company’s ongoing water conservation efforts.
For only $75, Connecticut customers can purchase a high-quality, 60-gallon upcycled rain barrel designed to fit under a downspout and catch rainwater running off of the roof. Customers can collect and store water for use in a garden whenever it rains. It takes just one quarter-inch of rainfall on an average roof to fill the barrel and provide water to use during dry periods, even when restrictions are imposed on water usage. The usage of rain barrels can help conserve water and reduce water bills.
Customers can order barrels online at www.aquarionwater.com/rainbarrels. Orders must be received by May 6, 2022. Pickup locations will be subject to COVID-19 restrictions.
Barrels will be available for pickup at the following locations:
Saturday, May 14
Saturday, May 21
Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 700,000 people in 68 cities and towns in Connecticut, 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, Aquarion 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.