06/05/2019 -- The Connecticut General Assembly passed
House Joint Resolution No. 171
, approving Connecticut's first State Water Plan.
02/06/2019 -- View the utility company acquisitions and mergers presentation
from the February 5, 2019 WPC meeting.
11/28/2018 -- The Connecticut Water Planning Council resubmits the Final Draft State Water Plan
to the Energy and Technology, Environment, Planning and Development and Public Health Committees in accordance with Section 22a-352 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
11/09/2018 -- The Connecticut Water Planning Council adopted a revised Connecticut Drought Preparedness and Response Plan on November 6, 2018. Download the plan below.
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).
06/14/2018 -- Governor Malloy issues Executive Order #66
concerning implementation of the State Water Plan.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. See the WPC Calendar for more information.
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
- 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).
11/08/2016 -- Second public engagement workshop for the development of a State Water Plan to be held on 11/17 at the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, New Britain; see the Calendar for details and agenda
10/18/2016 -- Come share your voice in the early stages of developing Connecticut's State Water Plan at any one of three public meetings on October 25th, 26th, or 27th. See the Calendar for details
05/26/2016 -- Final CDM-Smith scope of work, budget, and schedule to be voted on at a special meeting of the WPC and State Water Plan Steering Committee; see the Calendar
for important documents and meeting info.
04/26/2016 -- Draft scope of work, budget, and schedule for the development of a State Water Plan to be discussed at the 5/3/2016 joint meeting of the WPC and State Water Plan Steering Committee; see the Calendar
for documents and agenda.
04/05/2016 -- The State Water Plan Steering Committee recommends moving forward with CDM Smith to develop a State Water Plan; NEIWPCC to begin negotiating a Scope of Work
01/15/2016 -- WPC steps up public communication and outreach efforts with the launch of a website
dedicated to state water planning.
12/11/2015 -- WPC votes to approve Memorandum of Understanding
with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC
) to provide management assistance to the WPC in the hiring and oversight of a contractor to develop and compile a State Water Plan.