Aquarion Water Company announced today that its Customer Service Center is available to assist federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown.

Federal employees having difficulty paying their Aquarion water bill can contact Aquarion’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-732-9678 for a review of their account and assistance options.

Aquarion also offers a Customer Assistance Program for those who qualify. Customers can learn more and download an application by visiting aquarionwater.com/CT/CustomerAssistanceProgram.

In addition, Aquarion has made a donation to the Community Soup Kitchen, based in New Haven, for the purpose of providing U.S. Coast Guard personnel with lunches and care packages.

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 51 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. Based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource. For more information on Aquarion Water Company, visit www.aquarionwater.com or www.facebook.com/aquarionwater.