CLINTON, CONNECTICUT, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS), announced today that David C. Benoit, CTWS's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference at the Intercontinental in Dallas, Texas, on November 16, 2016, at 8:05 a.m., Central time. The presentation will include discussion of the Company's agreements to acquire the Avon Water Company and Heritage Village water & wastewater systems with a focus on why entry into regulated-wastewater utilities is an important trend for water utilities. Mr. Benoit will also speak about the increase in CTWS's cash dividend on common shares, and the accelerated timing of the dividend increase compared to past practice. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at the conference website, www.threepartadvisors.com/southwest-ideas, or in the investor relations section of the Company's website: www.ctwater.com. For more information or to set up a meeting with management in Dallas, please contact Investor Relations at 215-901-0426 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About Connecticut Water Service, Inc. Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is the largest publicly traded water company based in New England. Through its wholly-owned regulated public water utility subsidiaries, The Connecticut Water Company and The Maine Water Company, the Company provides drinking water to 124,000 customers, or about 400,000 people, throughout the states of Connecticut and Maine. Connecticut Water has paid a dividend without interruption or reduction since its founding in 1956. Further, the Company has increased its dividend payments in each of the past 47 years.