Norwich Public Utilities (NPU)

A municipally owned utility serving Norwich, CT with
natural gas, electricity, water and sewer services.

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Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is making sure the necessary employees, equipment and materials are in place ahead of the blizzard expected to hit the region throughout the day on Tuesday. With high winds more than a foot of snow possible, NPU has been preparing for a significant weather event throughout the day on Monday.

 

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has awarded the Norwich Historical Society with $38,951 to support efforts to restore the East District Schoolhouse on Washington Street in Norwichtown.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:48

NPU successfully completes water testing program

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has successfully completed a comprehensive water testing program that confirms that its water quality is well within the federal and state standards for both copper and lead.

Utility asking for 10% reduction in water use by commercial, residential customers

 

For the second consecutive year, a three man utility crew from Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has won the annual skills competition held by the Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA).  The tenth annual event attracted 13 teams from across New England to complete in six events and was held at the NEPPA training center in Littleton, MA on September 15-16.

With drought-like conditions persisting in the region, NPU has issued a Water Supply Watch and is encouraging both commercial and residential customers to be cautious in their use of water until conditions improve.

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) Division Manager Jeff Brining was recently presented with a Patriot Award by Tom Pandolfi, Vice Chair of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Andrew Shetland, an NPU employee serving in the Connecticut Army National Guard nominated Brining, his immediate supervisor, and NPU for supporting him and his family while deployed.

The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (CMEEC) and Norwich Public Utilities (NPU), in partnership with SolarCity and Brightfields Development, formally opened the largest solar and energy storage system in the state on Wednesday. Congressman Joe Courtney and State Senator Cathy Osten joined representatives from each of the participating organizations at a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Basic conservation measures urged as heat and humidity continue.

With the continued stretch of hot and humid weather impacting the region, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has issued a Power Alert, effective between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Monday, July 25, 2016. 
 
NPU is asking both residential and commercial customers to use electricity wisely this afternoon and evening. A decrease in the demand for electricity will minimize the overall stress and strain on NPU’s electrical infrastructure while the high temperatures persist.
 
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