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Connecticut Water Invites Customers and Public to its Drinking Water Treatment Facility Open House in Vernon-Rockville on September 20

Rockville Facility is the largest source of drinking water in North Central Connecticut

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VERNON, Conn., Sept. 7, 2023 — Connecticut Water Company welcomes customers and the public to an open house at its Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility in Vernon-Rockville on Wednesday, Sept. 20th.

Connecticut Water President Craig J. Patla, P.E., said “Our team of local water professionals are eager to share the tools we use to protect water sources, filter and treat water to remove impurities, and test its quality. We know that high-quality drinking water and reliable service are essential to our customers and the community, and this open house is great way to share our commitment to service.”

Details of the Open House:
Date: Sept. 20, 2023
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility, 12 Snipsic St., Vernon-Rockville
Photo ID: Adults must bring a government-issued photo ID

Because the Rockville facility is an operational worksite, everyone must wear closed-toe, flat shoes for their own safety. Additionally, the facility is not wheelchair accessible.

About the Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility:

The state-of-the-art facility went online in 2017 and is Connecticut Water’s largest infrastructure investment project at a cost of approximately $36 million. It is also the largest single source of treated drinking water for Connecticut Water customers in Ellington, Mansfield, South Windsor, Tolland, and Vernon. The Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Facility treats water from the company’s Shenipsit Lake Reservoir in Ellington, Tolland and Vernon. The treatment facility has the capacity to produce up 9 million gallons of treated drinking water per day.

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