Clean and abundant water for Newtown’s future.



The mission of the Pootatuck Watershed Association is to:

Protect and preserve the Pootatuck River, its drainage basin and its underlying aquifer (collectively, the “watershed”), as a recreational resource and as a source of safe, clean drinking water for the benefit of the people of Newtown, Connecticut, now and for generations to come;

Promote the reasonable and prudent use and consumption of water from the Watershed to assure its availability for future generations;

Protect, preserve and enhance the environmental health of land in the Watershed so as to safeguard the water supply and provide suitable habitat for wild flora, fauna and aquatic life;

Encourage and promote land use and development plans and practices in the Watershed and adjacent areas which will further the foregoing goals; Conduct research and collect data and information regarding the Watershed and its components;

Educate the public, especially students, regarding the Watershed, its importance and value, its state, capacity and condition, and relevant threats, risks and opportunities.

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Pootatuck Watershed Association - Mission and Activities

Recognizing that Newtown gets essentially all of its water from wells (and not reservoirs) located in town and has limited access water from outside our town...

Mission.
* Protect the Pootatuck River and ts drainage basin (“watershed”) to help maintain clean drinking water and protect the watershed as a recreational resource.
* Promote the reasonable and prudent use and consumption of water from the Watershed to assure its availability for future generations;
* Protect, preserve and enhance the environmental health of land in the Watershed so as to safeguard the water supply and provide suitable habitat for wild flora, fauna and aquatic life;
* Encourage and promote land use and development plans and practices in the Watershed and adjacent areas which will further the foregoing goals; Conduct research and collect data and information regarding the Watershed and its components;
* Educate the public, especially students, regarding the Watershed, its importance and value, its state, capacity and condition, and relevant threats, risks and opportunities.
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info@pootatuckwatershed.org                                                              

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203-414-9059
       
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PWA
Box 3303
Newtown CT 06470

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