Mass Mutual Aid

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is sending 13 employees to assist with the response to a series of natural gas explosions on Thursday evening in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts. Media reports indicate there were 60-80 fires and 40 homes damaged in the communities which are served by Columbia Gas.

Natural Gas Safety

Our thoughts are with the Massachusetts communities impacted by the events that occurred on Thursday.  In light of these events, NPU is reminding customers of important natural gas safety information.

NPU to upgrade natural gas infrastructure along West Thames Street

On Monday, July 23, crews from Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) will begin a project to replace nearly 2,000 feet of cast-iron natural gas piping with safer, modern piping. This work will take place along West Thames Street, from Dunham Street to Bushnell Place and should be complete by October.

NPU schedules flushing of water system for 2018

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) will begin the annual flushing of its water system for 2018 during the week of July 9. This phase of the work is expected to be complete by August 3rd.  A second phase of hydrant flushing will be performed in the early fall.