Welcome to New Jersey American Water.
We know just how important water is to daily life. It’s somehow involved in everything thing we do, everything we use. When you need it, you expect it to be there — and you expect it to be clean and safe.
That’s what our skilled teams of experts care about most, and focus on every day.
Our customers are our number one priority, and we are proud to deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable water and wastewater services. In New Jersey we serve about 2.8 million people. To ensure your water is of the highest quality, we strictly follow regulations that are set by local authorities as well as federal standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).
Water is an integral part of life, and we take great pride in taking care of it.
President of New Jersey American Water
Senior Vice President, American Water
Mark McDonough currently serves as president of New Jersey American Water. He is the principal external contact for American Water in New Jersey, serving approximately 2.8 million people. In this role, McDonough reinforces and strengthens customer, regulatory and local government relationships and drives operational and financial results for New Jersey.
Before joining New Jersey American Water, McDonough served as President of American Water’s Military Services Group. He led a team of nearly 500 employees that provided water and wastewater services to 17 military installations across the country. Under his leadership, the Military Services Group was awarded contracts for ownership, operation, and maintenance of the water and wastewater utility systems at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state, Joint Base San Antonio in Texas, and the U.S. Army Garrison West Point in West Point, New York.
Prior to his role as President of Military Service Group, McDonough was the Chief Compliance Officer for American Water. He originally joined American Water in June 2005, where he served primarily as lead counsel for the Military Services Group. McDonough has also worked extensively with American Water's Contract Services Group.
Before joining American Water, McDonough was in private practice in both New Jersey and Maine. Prior to graduating from law school, he was employed as a Special Agent with the United States Government, serving in the Office of Inspector General at the United States Department of Energy, The National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), and the United States General Services Administration.
McDonough received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware in 1987, his Master of Science in Justice from American University in 1990, and his Juris Doctor from George Mason University in 1996.