With final permitting received from Maine Department of Environmental Protection in mid-January, all necessary permits and approvals have been obtained to begin construction of the new Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility in Biddeford.
SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) announced today that it has issued its 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report, Source to Tap. The report demonstrates that the Company and its employees are delivering on their long-standing commitment to sustainability. SJW believes that all water is local, and environmental stewardship efforts guide every decision throughout the organization.
Maine Water Company has announced another rate credit in its Camden Rockland operating division. Starting today, and continuing for one year, customers will get a credit of 2.8% in each of their regular water bills. The credit is the result of a partnership with the Coastal Mountains Land Trust that protects 500 acres of open-space land around Grassy Pond and Spruce Mountain. The Camden Rockland Division serves customers in Rockland, Rockport, Camden, Thomaston, Owls Head, Union and Warren, and the reduction will be applied to all residential, commercial, industrial and fire-protection water bills.
Near zero temperatures are in the forecast for Tuesday. Homeowners are encouraged to take a few simple steps to prevent damage caused by freezing of water pipes inside and outside the home.