Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) is the largest electric service provider in Newtown serving more than 1.2 million Connecticut customers. CL&P provides a comprehensive source of business assistance. Their experienced staff will help businesses determine their utility solutions and will provide personalized services concerning rates, incentives and consulting services for energy conscious construction. Contact the Economic and Community Development office at CL & P for additional information and assistance.
A list of electric-service providers licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) is available on the DPUC web site at http://www.state.ct.us/dpuc.
An extensive natural gas network is provided to customers in Newtown by Yankee Gas Services Company. Propane gas is available in outlying areas.
Extensive areas of Newtown are served by a public water system that is owned and managed by United Water Connecticut. The company maintains two wells, having a capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day.
A municipal water system serves the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Newtown Water Sewer Authority manages the municipal system.
Private wells predominate in outlying areas.
Public sewer service is available in the Borough of Newtown, Sandy Hook Center, limited areas along South Main Street and in Hawleyville along Route 6 and at the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Newtown Water Sewer Authority manages the service areas.
Private septic systems prevail elsewhere.
United Water Connecticut
Kevin Moran, Manager
110 Kent Road
New Milford , CT 06776
Tel. (860) 354-4118. Call for base cost/availability/pumping capacity.
Town of Newtown – Water Sewer Authority
Director of Public Works
Turkey Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Tel. (203) 270-4300
Cable Television, Radio and Broadcasting
Charter Communications provides homes and businesses with digital cable TV, high-definition TV, basic cable television service, digital music, high speed Internet and related services.
AT&T offers competitive rates and reliable telecommunication services. A digital fiber optic telecommunications network is being continuously upgraded
Thirteen local television and radio broadcasting companies serve Newtown.
For a complete listing of utility and telecommunication companies, contact The Connecticut Dept. of Public Utility Control, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051; Consumer Assistance Line 800-382-4586 or visit them at www.state.ct.us/dpuc