GREENWICH, Conn. - Residents are reminded that a water main replacement project is scheduled to begin Monday, March 31, on Sound Beach Avenue in Greenwich, Aquarion Water Co. announced.
The project will include work from Shore Road to St. Claire Avenue.
The work on Sound Beach Avenue is expected to be completed by the end of June. The project will replace a total of 1,950 feet of 6-inch and 8-inch cast iron water main with 12-inch ductile iron main, as part of the company’s improvement plan to increase fire flows in the areas.
During the project, customers in the area may experience temporary service disruptions or discolored water.
Aquarion recommends customers store water in their refrigerators for drinking and cooking in case these circumstances arise. Customers also should refrain from washing laundry if water is discolored. Before resuming use, customers should run their cold water faucets until the water appears clear.
Due to construction, minor traffic issues and detours may also arise.
“We greatly appreciate residents’ patience during this project,” said Alan Huth, Aquarion’s manager of utility programs. “We will work closely with our customers, contractors, and town officials from the highway, wastewater, and traffic operations departments to coordinate the work and minimize disruption.”
Customers with project-related questions may contact Steve Glowa, Aquarion’s pipeline program coordinator, at 203-362-3061. For service or water-related issues, contact Aquarion customer service at 1-800-732-9678.
Aquarion is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 47 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Based in Bridgeport, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857.