Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Connecticut Water Service, Inc., at World MoneyShow in Orlando

CLINTON, Conn., Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTWS) today announced that Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, President and CEO of Connecticut Water Service, Inc., is participating in a panel discussion at the World MoneyShow in Orlando, Florida, on February 6, 2015. Connecticut Water Service, Inc. has regulated water utility operations in Connecticut and Maine.

Mr. Thornburg will be sharing his perspective on the panel "Long-Term Dividend-Paying Companies: Why They Should be in Your Portfolio." 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 45 years and is listed on NASDAQ's U.S. Dividend Achievers Select Index.

Meetings with the management team at the World MoneyShow can be arranged by contacting CTWS Investor Relations, 215-901-0426, or visiting the CTWS Exhibition Show Booth #321.

Through its regulated water utility subsidiaries, Connecticut Water serves 122,500 customers, or approximately 400,000 in the states of Connecticut and Maine. It is New England's largest publicly traded U.S. based water utility.

Additional information on Connecticut Water can be found at Additional information on the World MoneyShow can be found at

CONTACT: News media contact: Daniel J. Meaney, APR Director of Corporate Communications Connecticut Water Service, Inc. 93 West Main Street, Clinton, CT 06413-1600 (860) 664-6016

Source:Connecticut Water Service, Inc.