The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority may require any water company as defined in section 16-1 to connect its public water supply system with that of another water company or municipal utility if it finds that such a connection would be an effective means of relieving site-specific water shortages.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-262k

  • Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Water company: includes every person owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling any pond, lake, reservoir, stream, well or distributing plant or system employed for the purpose of supplying water to fifty or more consumers. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1