Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is a non-operating holding company. The Company�s income is derived from the earnings of its wholly-owned subsidiary companies, as of December 31, 2013: The Connecticut Water Company, The Maine Water Company, The Biddeford & Saco Water Company, New England Water Utility Services, Inc., and Chester Realty Company. The Company operates in three segments: water activities, real estate transactions, and services and rentals. The water activities segment is comprised of core regulated water activities to supply water to customers. The real estate transactions segment involves selling and donating for income tax benefits limited excess real estate holdings. The services and rentals segment provides services on a contract basis and also leases certain of properties to third parties.