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The Union League of Philadelphia
Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is the largest publicly traded water company based in New England. Through its wholly-owned public water utility subsidiaries, The Connecticut Water Company and The Maine Water Company, the Company provides drinking water to approximately 123,600 customers, or about 400,000 people, in 77 municipalities throughout the states of Connecticut and Maine. On Jan. 23, 2017 Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTWS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2825 per common share payable on March 15, 2017, for shareholders of record as of March 1, 2017. This quarterly dividend remains unchanged from the previous quarter and represents an annualized dividend of $1.13 per share.The Company’s annual dividend yield at the stock market closing price on January 20, 2017, was 2.1%. Connecticut Water has paid quarterly dividends on its common stock since its founding in 1956 without interruption or reduction and has increased dividend payments for each of the last 47 years. The Company’s Dividend Reinvestment Plan and Common Stock Purchase Plan (DRIP) is available to registered shareholders, employees, and residential customers of the Connecticut Water and Maine Water companies. Other investors who wish to participate in the DRIP should contact investor relations at the Company for more information. To learn more about investing in Connecticut Water, visit http://ir.ctwater.com.