About Water Systems Specialties of Connecticut

What is Water Hardness?

Hard Water Problems For more than 30 years, Water Systems Specialties has been trusted for its expertise in drinking water operations and treatment, inspections, service, maintenance and repair. Water Systems Specialties' two divisions—Public Water Systems (PWS) and Residential Wells—are directed by our company’s founder Reale (R.D.) Lemay, who holds the distinction of a State of Connecticut Certified Chief Operator of Public Water Systems served by groundwater wells.

Certified Chief Operators must meet the state’s requirements, which include education (both initial training and ongoing classes to maintain a current license), experience and written examinations. In addition, Certified Chief Operators must be reviewed every three years by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) to ensure that they meet the state’s requirements for training hours and continuing education.

Our company's Public Water Systems Division is directly responsible for the operations of treatment plants, distribution systems and small public water supplies. Our Residential Division assists homeowners who need service, testing and maintenance on their private wells. We are a fully licensed and insured Connecticut J-1 Water Pump and Filter Contractor.

We are a proud distributor of:

ITT Well-X-Trol Tanks Grundfo's Pumps Wellrite Water Tanks

We are also a Gould Professional Dealer (GPDA), members of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), Connecticut Water Works Association, Connecticut Water Well Association and the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).

Connecticut Licenses and Certifications

Connecticut Licensed Contractor
J-1 Water and Filter Contractor
License # J-1 0282534
License # J-2 0283507

Home Improvement Licensed Contractor
License # HIC.0625727

Department of Public Health Certifications
Water Treatment Plant Operator Class II #204175/202159
Water Distribution Operator Class I #196109/202160
Well Casing Extension Contractor #W-00025
Connecticut Cross Connection Inspector/Tester (private) #204070
New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) Backflow Device