Water Infrastructure Work to Begin in Fairfield

May 23, 2022 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut

Pressure reducing facility replacement project scheduled to start May 24, 2022

FAIRFIELD, CONN. – May 23, 2022 – Aquarion Water Company continues to perform essential work on water infrastructure in Fairfield necessary to ensure continued system reliability. 

On May 24, 2022,  a pressure reducing facility replacement project is scheduled to begin at the intersection of Stratfield Road and Suburban Avenue in Fairfield.  The project is designed to help maintain system pressure and fire flow capacity in the greater Bridgeport area.  This infrastructure upgrade is part of an ongoing program to improve Aquarion’s water distribution system and to ensure the highest quality water and service.  The project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2022.

“We greatly appreciate residents’ patience during this project,” said Mike Hiltz, Aquarion’s Manager of Capital Delivery, Engineering and Planning.  “We will work closely with our customers, contractors, and town officials to coordinate the work and minimize any disruptions.”

Due to construction, residences and businesses should expect minor traffic delays and possible detours during normal working hours between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.   Stratford-based Butterworth and Scheck will be serving as the general contractor for the 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  Information regarding Aquarion construction projects can be found at

Customers with project-related questions may contact Phat Phung, Aquarion’s Project Manager, at (203) 337-5957.  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 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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