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.

Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan Meeting

NPU will conduct a public informational meeting on August 1, 2018 at 6 PM at 16 South Golden Street, Norwich, on the updated draft of its existing Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan (CSO/LTCP).

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. 

NPU’s new LED streetlights installed at four demonstration locations

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has installed 19 streetlights at four demonstration locations as its city-wide LED streetlight conversion project moves forward. Following an audit of all 5,000+ public and private streetlights in the city earlier this spring, NPU will be installing new, high efficiency streetlights across Norwich this summer.

Norwich Public Utilities recognized for excellence in reliable and safe electric service

NORWICH – Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) was among 118 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities that earned the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. “This is a very special award for the men and women of NPU who 

Mobile Gas Main and Services Survey

Norwich Public Utilities has contracted with Precision Pipeline Solutions (PPS) to conduct its annual mobile natural gas main survey and patrol.