Killingworth Reservoir wetland mitigation

Client Name
Connecticut Water Company
Connecticut, USA
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Increasing demands for water supply in Guilford, Connecticut created a need for the Connecticut Water Company to expand their supply system yield, but in a way that continued to put water protection at the heart of its operations. To support efforts, Connecticut Water Company enlisted SLR to implement protection efforts for the area’s vital wetlands.


A programme of wetland enhancement and inventory was undertaken, with SLR developing a mitigation strategy to offset the wetland impacts, developed the wetland design plans and oversaw construction.


Construction of the 6.2-acre mitigation wetland was completed under the supervision of SLR wetland scientists and the project team implemented an ongoing monitoring programme, to ensure the protection efforts live on.