Norwich Public Utilities (NPU)

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Norwich Public Utilities employees and equipment will be deployed to assist with power restoration efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a mutual aid response effort under the direction of the Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA). The U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is a member of the American Public Power Association.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 14:52

Park Center Road to be closed for water tank work

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) announced that Park Center Road (formally known as Judd Road), originally scheduled for September 28th-29th, will now be closed to traffic on Wednesday, October 4th and Thursday, October 5th.  This closure is necessary to dismantle and remove the crane that was used during the initial phase construction for our new water storage tank.  

 Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) and the Connecticut Tigers have partnered to bring new, energy efficient lighting to the parking lot of Dodd Stadium.

The project, which had a budget of $44,278.39, involved replacing 36 outdated streetlights with high-efficiency LED lights. By choosing higher efficiency equipment, the project was eligible for a rebate of $15,497 from NPU.

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) announced that Park Center Road (formally known as Judd Road) will be closed to traffic beginning on Monday afternoon at 3:30 PM, September 11th and is expected to re-open Wednesday, September 13th at 3:30 PM.  This closure is necessary to begin construction of a new water storage tank. 

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 11:06

Hurricane season is here: Are you ready?

As the tragic impact of Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt in and around Houston, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is reminding customers that being prepared is critical as we reach the peak of hurricane season in the United States.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 14:20

NPU marks 8-1-1 Day on August 11

 

Utility industry recognizes the importance of Call Before You Dig process

NORWICH – Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) hopes this Friday – August 11, 8/11, will serve as a reminder for customers to call 8-1-1 prior to undertaking any excavation work near their home or business to have underground utilities clearly marked.

“The highest priority of NPU is the safety of our customers, community and employees,” said John Bilda, General Manager of NPU. “It is essential that customers call 8-1-1 before getting started with any work that involves digging. The potential impacts are too severe to ignore and this critical step is a great way to promote public safety.”

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:03

NPU’s Lost and Found now includes a drone

 

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has a new and unusual addition to its lost and found collection: a drone.

On Tuesday morning, a Promark VRP drone, weighing approximately 1.5 pounds was found by an employee near NPU’s Occum water tank during a routine inspection. The drone’s owner is asked to contact NPU at 860.887.2555 to arrange for its return, pending confirmation.

 

In response to extremely warm and humid weather that is impacting Connecticut this week, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has issued a Power Alert, effective between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Thursday, July 20, 2017.

 

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) will begin the annual flushing of its water system for 2017 during the week of June 26. This work is expected to be complete before August 1st.

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