Water
{Welcome to the Connecticut Water Planning Council}
We are dedicated to the development of a comprehensive strategic water plan for the State of Connecticut.  This website contains helpful information related to the Water Planning Council and the development of the water plan.
 
 
Update on Tilcon quarry proposal on New Britain Water Company lands:
The Common Council of the City of New Britain will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Gaffney Elementary School Auditorium, 322 Salter Road, New Britain, CT.
 
 
   Latest News
06/25/2018 -- WPC Chairman John Betkoski appears on WNPR's "Where We Live" to discuss water conservation in Connecticut (originally aired on June 5, 2018).
 
05/29/2018 -- The Water Planning Council, in accordance with Public Act 16-61, has reviewed the report titled Environmental Study: Change in Use of New Britain Water Company Land that was submitted by Lenard Engineering, Inc. to the WPC on February 27, 2018.  In response, the WPC has published:
04/10/2018 -- The Public Health Committee, Energy and Technology Committee, Environment Committee, and Planning and Development Committee will hold a joint public hearing on the Connecticut State Water Plan on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in Room 2C of the Legislative Office Building.  The Committees are accepting electronic testimony via email at phtestimony@cga.ct.gov.  See the WPC Calendar for more information.
 
04/06/2018 -- The Water Planning Council has received a copy of the report, "Environmental Study Change in use of New Britain Water Company Land/Proposed Quarry Expansion and Future Water Storage Reservoir," published by Lenard Engineering, Inc. in accordance with Public Act 16-61.  The public is invited to submit comments to the WPC using an online comment form.
 
01/24/2018 -- The Water Planning Council voted on 1/23/2018 to approve the Final Draft State Water Plan for submission to the Connecticut General Assembly.  A flurry of correspondence was received by the Water Planning Council leading up to the final approval:  Comments received prior to WPC approval of Final Draft State Water Plan.
 
01/15/2018 -- The Water Planning Council will vote on the final draft (January 2018) State Water Plan at a special meeting on Tuesday, January 23.  The January 2018 Final Draft State Water Plan, summaries, and responses to public comments can be viewed in the State Water Plan Document Repository.
 
 
 
 
   Featured Links 
January 2018 Draft Connecticut State Water Plan for Vote by WPC
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Upcoming Meetings

 
Tomorrow
  1:30 PM - Meeting of the WPC Advisory Group