Water Main Cleaning Runs Thru July 19, Don’t Do Laundry If Water Is Discolored

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Aquarion Water Company today announced a water main cleaning project in Darien from Monday, June 24 to Friday, July 19.  The project is being undertaken to ensure that customers continue to receive the highest quality water.

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The Darien water main cleaning project is estimated to last approximately four weeks. During that time, customers may notice some discoloration in their water.

This discoloration results from the temporary disturbance of the water flow, which stirs up naturally occurring minerals that settle in water mains. Aquarion recommends customers store tap water in their refrigerators for drinking and cooking.

Customers should also refrain from washing laundry if water is discolored. Before resuming use, customers should run their cold-water faucets until the water appears clear.

Aquarion appreciates its customers’ understanding and patience during this project.  Below is the schedule for the Darien water main cleaning project. Work is scheduled to take place from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Additionally, customers can access a regularly updated street schedule at www.aquarionwater.com under “Alerts and Outages” and on the company’s water main cleaning hotline at 1-800-203-7000.

For other questions, please call Aquarion’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-732-9678.

The schedule for the Darien water main cleaning project is:

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Water main cleaning schedule in Darien.

About Aquarion Water Company

 Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 52 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857.

Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

For more information on Aquarion Water Company, please visit www.aquarionwater.com or www.facebook.com/aquarionwater.

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