Aquarion Offers Free Fishing Permits at Company’s Reservoirs for the Unemployed, Active Military, and Veterans

Mar 23, 2022 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 23, 2022 – Aquarion Water Company will be issuing free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18, veteran or active duty service member.  A permit will allow fishing at the company’s Saugatuck Reservoir in Weston, Far Mill Reservoir in Shelton, and West Pequonnock Reservoir in Monroe.

Eligible anglers can obtain a free fishing permit at Aquarion’s Aspetuck Environmental Center located at 714 Black Rock Road in Easton on Wednesday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Anglers should bring a valid Connecticut fishing license and official proof of unemployment or a military ID/DD Form 214.

Fishing will be permitted beginning April 9 along designated shorelines of Aquarion’s Saugatuck Reservoir in Weston, the Far Mill Reservoir in Shelton, and the West Pequonnock Reservoir in Monroe.

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About Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 750,000 people in 72 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.

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