New Jersey American Water and Egg Harbor City Honor Edward Dennis Sr. with Dedication at the Company’s Recently Acquired Water Treatment Plant

CAMDEN, N.J. – AUG. 7, 2023 – This past weekend, New Jersey American Water was joined by Egg Harbor City officials and the friends and family of Edward Dennis, Sr. to honor the former City Council President for his commitment to investment in Egg Harbor City, through the development and construction of the local water treatment plant in 2013.

This state-of-the-art water treatment facility on Philadelphia Avenue will display a dedication plaque on the front of the building to Edward Dennis, Sr. and the City Council that pushed for the plant to be built.

“We are proud to be Egg Harbor City’s new water and wastewater service provider. I want to thank Mayor Jiampetti and the members of City Council for entrusting us with this responsibility,” Mark McDonough, President of New Jersey American Water. “We will not let you down.”

On June 1, 2023, New Jersey American Water completed the acquisition of the water and wastewater systems of Egg Harbor City. The sale of these systems, which serve approximately 3,000 customer connections combined, follows the approval of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, and is the first in the state of New Jersey to be completed through the Water Infrastructure Protection Act (WIPA).

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Photo Caption: From left to right: Dr. Lisa Jiampetti, Egg Harbor City Mayor, Edward Dennis, Sr. Honoree and former City Council President, and Mark McDonough, President of New Jersey American Water, pose for photo after the unveiling of the plaque which will be displayed on the front of the water treatment plant located on Philadelphia Avenue in Egg Harbor City.

New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to approximately 2.8 million people. For more information, visit and follow New Jersey American Water on Twitter and Facebook.

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