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Five employees of Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) have immediate family members in Puerto Rico whose lives have been turned upside down since Hurricane Maria hit the island on September 20, 2017.

 

With daylight savings time ending on November 5, 2017, Norwich Public Utilities wishes to remind its customers of the importance of notifying NPU when a streetlight is burned out or flickering. 

With daylight savings time ending on November 5, 2017, Norwich Public Utilities wishes to remind its customers of the importance of notifying NPU when a streetlight is burned out or flickering. 

 

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.

 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The project, which had a budget of $44,278.39, involved replacing 36 outdated streetlights with high-efficiency LED lights.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.

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.

 

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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