Utilities & Telecom

Power
Eversource is the electric utility service provider in Newtown.  In cooperation with Energize CT, Eversource can assist with your business’s energy needs.

Visit Energize CT to learn more about many of these programs.  You may also contact Eversource’s Community Relations Specialist for Newtown, Garrett Sheehan at Garrett.Sheehan@eversource.com for additional information and assistance.

Third party competitive electric service providers are licensed by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA).  In Connecticut, you can choose who you buy your electricity from, but Eversource will still deliver the electricity to your business.

Natural Gas
Eversource also offers an extensive natural gas network in Newtown.  You can visit Eversource.com to determine if natural gas is available in your location.  You can also contact Garrett Sheehan at Garrett.Sheehan@eversource.com.  Propane gas is available in outlying areas in Newtown.
Water
Many areas of Newtown are served by a public water system that is owned and managed by Aquarian Water Company. The company maintains two wells, having a capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day.

A municipal water system serves the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Newtown Water Sewer Authority manages the municipal system.

Private wells predominate in outlying areas.

Sewer
Public sewer service is available in the Borough of Newtown, Sandy Hook Center, limited areas along South Main Street, in Hawleyville along Route 6 and at the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Newtown Water Sewer Authority manages these service areas.

Contacts:
Town of Newtown – Water Sewer Authority
Fred Hurley
Director of Public Works
Turkey Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Tel. (203) 270-4300

Cable Television, Radio and Broadcasting
Spectrum provides homes and businesses with digital cable TV, high-definition TV, basic cable television service, digital music, high speed Internet and related services.

AT&T offers competitive rates and reliable telecommunication services. A digital fiber optic telecommunications network is being continuously upgraded.

Frontier business packages provide Connecticut businesses with high speed internet and phone services with a 99.9% average uptime, 24/7 support and a 1-3 year price guarantee.

For a complete listing of utility and telecommunication companies, contact The Connecticut Dept. of Public Utility Control, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051; Consumer Assistance Line 800-382-4586 or visit them at www.state.ct.us/dpuc