Water Supply Emergency Update

Per the Connecticut Department of Public Health's Declaration & Order dated September 29, 2016, Aquarion Water Company will provide this weekly water supply emergency update for our Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford water systems.

 

Update 12-22-16

A. System Status

 

Figure 1. Daily Water Demands | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 1a – Greenwich Demand Summary (2013 – 2016)

Figure 1b – Stamford Demand Summary (2013 – 2016)

Figure 1c – Darien Demand Summary (2013 – 2016)

Figure 1d – New Canaan Demand Summary (2013 – 2016)

 

Figure 2. Daily Water Transfers | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 2. (Page 2) Daily Water Transfers | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 3. Greenwich Reservoir Status - 12/22/16  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 4. Stamford Reservoir Status - 12/22/16  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 5. Greater Bridgeport Reservoir Status - 12/22/16  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 6. Greenwich / Stamford System Storage Capacity | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 7. Greenwich / Stamford System - Storage Remaining | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 8. Daily Water Withdrawals From Systems | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 9. Daily Precipitation Amounts | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 9a. Greenwich Rainfall Deficit | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 9b. Stamford Rainfall Deficit | Download Chart PDF

 

U.S. Drought Monitor Connecticut

U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook

 

Figure 10. Daily Well Production (Rewak, Wire Mill, Canal Street and Coleytown Wells) | Download Chart PDF

 

B. Conservation Communications and Enforcement

 

Door-to-door visits: Total up to 12/18 - 19,236

Possible in-home customer leaks

  • Greenwich – 107 premises visited – Two confirmed leaks / 12 possible leaks
  • Stamford – 49 premises visited – Two confirmed leaks

System leak detection – 12/12 – 12/18

  • Darien – all bleeders checked
  • Greenwich – 70 miles – One leak found, all bleeders checked
  • New Canaan – 20 miles - No leaks found
  • Stamford – 45 miles – No leaks found

Pipeline inspection done on 12/13/16 and 12/16/16

Violators: No violators were reported.

Customer direct mail: Direct mail postcard mailed to all Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford customers on 10/5/16. A second postcard was mailed on 10/19/16. A third postcard was mailed on 12/20/16.

Local newspaper advertising:
Daily papers – Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate – 11/30, 12/2, 12/7, 12/9, 12/14, 12/16, 12/21, 12/23

Weekly papers – Darien, Easton, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Wilton – 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22

Darien News, Greenwich Sentinel, New Canaan News – 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23

Press releases: 9/16 - Mandatory watering ban, 9/29 - Water supply emergency declaration. 11/29 – Reduce indoor water by 20%

 

C. Communications with Suez and New York officials in Rye, Rye Brook and Port Chester

 

Senior management at Aquarion and Suez are planning a face-to-face meeting of our operating teams early in the new year.

 

D. Communications with Connecticut officials in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford

 

Aquarion has had day-to-day communications with town officials. A conference call with town officials, health directors and the CT Department of Health is scheduled for Friday, January 6.

 

E. Water Quality

 

Figure 11. Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Greenwich - Putnam  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 12. Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Greenwich - Mianus  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 13. Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Inorganics & Pesticides - Greenwich  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 13. (Page 2) Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Inorganics & Pesticides - Greenwich  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 14. Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Stamford  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 15. Untreated Water Monitoring Results - Inorganics & Pesticides - Stamford  | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 16. Treated Water Monitoring Results - Amended Order - Stamford at Iliff Pump Station | Download Chart PDF

 

Figure 17. Treated Water Monitoring Results - Amended Order - Stamford (Temporary Parkway Pipeline) | Download Chart PDF

 

F. Withdrawals, Diversions and Transfers

 

Figure 18. Diversion Summary | Download Chart PDF

 

G. Stream Flow Information

 

Figure 19. Reservoir Releases | Download Chart PDF

 

H. Non Revenue Water

 

Figure 20. Non Revenue Water - 12 Months Rolling Average | Download Chart PDF

 

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Water Supply Emergency Update 10-21-16

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