Raising Awareness About Water Affordability

December 5, 2018

Connecticut families worry about their grocery bills, their heating bills...and nowadays, their water bills.

I joined Brenda Watson from Operation Fuel and Rep. Matt Lesser to raise awareness about water affordability. Paying for water has become a critical concern for many Connecticut households. According to Operation Fuel, 20% of the population routinely can’t afford to pay their water bills. In greater-Hartford,

Operation Fuel and the MDC are working together to help lower-income MDC customers that are in danger of having their water service terminated. So far, there has been $44,000 in water utility assistance grants to 111 households.