Connecticut's Water Resources

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Within the State’s borders there are approximately

  • 450,000 acres of wetlands,
  • 6,000 miles of streams and rivers,
  • over 2,000 lakes and reservoirs, and
  • 600 square miles of estuarine water in Long Island Sound.

Managing these precious resources for today and tomorrow is one of DEEP’s most critical missions.

Content last updated February 11, 2020.