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Water Infrastructure Work to Begin in New Canaan

May 10, 2022 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut

Water main replacement project scheduled to start May 16, 2022

NEW CANAAN, CONN. – May 10, 2022 – Aquarion Water Company continues to perform essential work on infrastructure necessary to ensure continued system reliability.  A water main replacement project is scheduled to begin in New Canaan on May 16, 2022, on Millport Avenue and Olmstead Court.  The project is expected to be completed by the end of June.   Final paving will then be scheduled in coordination with the Town of New Canaan.

The project, which will replace approximately 1300 feet of water main, is 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 Justin Xenelis, Aquarion’s Manager of Utility Programs.  “We will work closely with our customers, contractors, and town officials to coordinate the work and minimize 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.  Westport-based A.J. Penna & Son Excavating will be serving as the contractor for the water main replacement project.

To keep customers informed about scheduled/unscheduled work, Aquarion utilizes an Everbridge notification system to call affected customers. Aquarion encourages customers to sign up for this free service at www.aquarionwater.com/alerts.  Information regarding  Aquarion construction projects can be found at www.aquarionwater.com/projects.

Customers with project-related questions may contact Nicholas Monelli, Aquarion’s project manager, at (203) 362-3061.  For service or water-related issues, please contact Aquarion Customer Service at 1-800-732-9678.


About Aquarion Water Company

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.

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