Aquarion Water Company President Donald Morrissey Selected to Lead National Water Organization

Jan 17, 2023 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut
Morrissey named Chair of Board of Directors of the National Association of Water Companies

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – January 17, 2023 – Aquarion Water Company today announced that Aquarion Water Company President Donald J. Morrissey has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC).  NAWC is a trade organization representing hundreds of regulated water and wastewater companies across the country.  Morrissey will serve as Chair for a one-year term, during which time he will lead a national organization whose members provide service to more than 73 million Americans.

Morrissey is the President of Aquarion Water Company, the seventh largest investor-owned water utility in the United States, serving customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

“There has never been a more exciting time to be in the water industry,” Morrissey said. “And the challenges have never been greater, but I'm energized by the talent, the passion, and the commitment throughout NAWC’s member companies and staff. I'm proud of the essential work our members do every day, providing critical water and wastewater services that safeguard public health and promote environmental stewardship.”

“As Board Chair, Don is well-positioned to lead our members and represent our interests on the national stage,” said NAWC President and CEO Robert F. Powelson.  “As a longtime NAWC board member and President of Aquarion, Don has a proven track record of leadership in an ever-evolving industry. His dedication and knowledge of the water industry and the communities in which they operate will serve NAWC members well in 2023.” 

About Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 750,000 people in 72 cities and towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S.  Based in Bridgeport, CT, Aquarion has been in the public water supply business since 1857.  Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices.  Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

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