HAMPTON, N.H. – April 24 – Aquarion Water Company is reminding schools, businesses, environmental organizations and the general public that nominations for the company’s 10th annual Environmental Champion Awards will be accepted until May 12, 2023.
The Environmental Champion Awards recognize outstanding voluntary achievements that have contributed significantly to the improvement of New Hampshire’s natural environment, particularly in the protection, conservation, restoration, or stewardship of its water, air, soils, and plant and wildlife habitats.
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.
“For the past decade, we have had the privilege to recognize the volunteer efforts of residents, businesses, and organizations that work to preserve New Hampshire’s natural resources,” said Carl McMorran, Aquarion’s New Hampshire Operations Manager. “We hope Granite Staters will take a moment and submit a nomination to help us honor those caring for our environment.”
The submission deadline is May 12, 2023, and winners will be announced on June 20, 2023 at a special awards ceremony.
Details and an online nomination form for the 2023 Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards are available at www.aquarionwater.com/awards.
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.