Welcome to the South Norwalk Electric and Water Website!
The Second Taxing District owns and independently operates South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW), a water and electric utility. The utility serves some 9,000 customers with water throughout sections of South Norwalk, East Norwalk, West Norwalk, Rowayton, Silvermine and Wilton, and approximately 5,000 customers with electric in South Norwalk.
The Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk is a municipal
corporation, created in 1913, by a special act of the Connecticut State
Legislature. The District is considered a corporate and politic body,
and as such, has the ability and power to sue and be sued, acquire and
sell real estate, possess a common seal, levy taxes, "together with all
the rights, powers, franchises, privileges and immunities granted to the
former City of South Norwalk ...".