Aquarion Water Company of New Hampshire Acquires Water System in Stratham

Jul 7, 2022 by Peter Fazekas New Hampshire
HAMPTON, NH – July 7, 2022 – Aquarion Water Company of New Hampshire (AWC-New Hampshire) announced today that it has acquired the water system of Wiggin Way Winterberry Homeowners Association located in Stratham, NH. The acquisition adds 43 customers to AWC-New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region service territory that now includes the Town of Stratham, in addition to the Towns of Hampton, North Hampton, and Rye. The acquisition resulted from an interconnection order by the State of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and was subsequently approved by the State of New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission in March 2022. Aquarion had been providing water to the Wiggin Way Winterberry Homeowners Association through a wholesale arrangement since 2017.   

The acquisition is the first for AWC-New Hampshire, and the 27th acquisition since 2011 for its parent, Aquarion Water Company. Aquarion Water Company in that time has successfully integrated nearly 22,000 new customers across 85 separate water and sewer systems.

“We’re pleased to now have the opportunity to provide safe, high-quality drinking water to families in Stratham,” said Donald Morrissey, President of Aquarion Water Company.  “Through this acquisition, Aquarion will be able make continued investment in the region’s infrastructure and deliver industry-leading customer service for years to come.  We welcome the Wiggin Way customers to the Aquarion family.”

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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