{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.

  The public comment period on the draft State Water Plan closed on November 20, 2017.  Comments have been reviewed and addressed by the Water Planning Council.  Based on the comments received, a final draft State Water Plan has been prepared and will be voted on by the Water Planning Council to submit to the Connecticut General Assembly for its consideration.
   Latest News
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.
10/23/2017 -- The Water Planning Council announces public meetings and public hearing to be held on the state’s first ever State Water Plan.  View the press release for details.  Further details on parking and accommodations will be available in the Calendar once available.
  • October 26, 2017 (Public Meeting)
  • October 30, 2017 (Public Hearing)
  • November 8, 2017 (Public Meeting)
10/19/2017 -- Water Planning Council webinar on the Draft State Water Plan is now available.  Watch the webinar to learn about the plan directly from the Water Planning Council members (link goes directly to YouTube).
09/28/2017 -- View the Water Planning Council's overview presentation on the draft State Water Plan (captions in the upper left corner of each slide).
07/20/2017 -- Draft State Water Plan now available for 120-day public review and comment period.  See the Featured Links column and State Water Plan Document Repository for more information. View the press release.
   Featured Links 
NEW! January 2018 Draft Connecticut State Water Plan for Vote by WPC
Special Download Instructions:  Right-click one of the links below, and from the drop-down menu click "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" to save the file directly to your device.  Please be patient, as the file is extremely large.  It may take several minutes or more to download the file depending on your internet connection speed.  Do not close your browser window while the file downloads.

Upcoming Meetings

April 3, 2018
  1:30 PM - Meeting of the Water Planning Council
April 17, 2018
  1:30 PM - Meeting of the WPC Advisory Group