Oct. 14th our speaker will be Twig Holland, a spokesperson for Aquarion Water Company.
How many times have you driven up or down Valley Forge Road, through the Saugatuck Reservoir, and marveled, wow, what a beautiful setting and it's right here in Weston? Do you know who owns it? Probably not. Well, it’s the Aquarion Water Company, which was recently purchased by Eversouce Energy Company, which operates New England’s largest energy delivery system and provides energy needs to most Weston residences.
Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut, an Aquarion subsidiary, is the public water supply company for approximately 192,300 customer accounts or more than 625,000 people in 51 cities and towns throughout Connecticut's Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex and New London Counties. It is among the seven largest in the United States, based in Bridgeport, Connecticut. and they have been in the public water supply business since 1857.
Our speaker this Saturday will be Twig Holland Aquarion’s public information officer, a Fairfield University graduate and a former director of purchasing for the Town of Fairfield. In early 2016 when Flint, Michigan gained notoriety for having extreme amounts of lead in its water, Aquarion took a leading role within the water industry to 1) let its customers know there was no lead problem with its water, and 2) assist school systems in lead testing; Twig served as the point person in these two areas.
Let me know if I can save you a seat, This program may be well worth attending