Aquarion Seeks Nominations for 13th Annual Environmental Champion Awards

Mar 1, 2023 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut
Awards program celebrates Connecticut’s environmental volunteers

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 1, 2023 – Aquarion Water Company today announced its call for nominations for the 2023 Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards. For the past 12 years, the Environmental Champion Awards program has celebrated the achievements of Connecticut residents, businesses, and organizations dedicated to environmental protection and sustainability.

Winners in the Adult, Non-Profit Organization, and Business categories will have the opportunity to select an environmental non-profit to receive a $5,000 grant. The student category winner (grades 9-12) will receive a $1,000 award. 

“Each year, Aquarion is impressed by the hard work and dedication of the state’s residents, businesses, and organizations to protect our natural environment and create a more sustainable Connecticut,” said Donald Morrissey, President of Aquarion Water Company. “Our awards program honors and celebrates these remarkable efforts and bring awareness to the ever-increasing need for environmental conservation.”

The deadline for submissions is May 5, 2023 and the winners will be announced on June 3, 2023 at an awards ceremony held at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.  

Details and an online nomination form for the 2023 Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards are available at  

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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