Aqua Ohio Taps Robert Pugh to Be Vice President of Operations

  Aqua Ohio Taps Robert Pugh to Be Vice President of Operations

Business Wire

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- January 7, 2013

Aqua Ohio, Inc. (Aqua) President and Chief Operating Officer Ed Kolodziej
announced the appointment of experienced engineering manager Robert Pugh as
vice president of operations. Pugh is responsible for the planning, staffing
and management of Ohio's production and field operations across its five
divisions along with environmental compliance, safety and security.

Robert Pugh has been appointed Vice President of Operations for Aqua Ohio,
Inc. (Photo: Aqua Ohio, I ...

Robert Pugh has been appointed Vice President of Operations for Aqua Ohio,
Inc. (Photo: Aqua Ohio, Inc.)

Pugh, who has 25 years of utility experience, was most recently director of
utilities for the City of Manhattan, Kansas, where his responsibilities
included managing water and wastewater operations. “We are delighted to have
Rob join our organization. With the growth and changes that have occurred in
2012, Rob has the opportunity to be a part of writing a new chapter for our
Ohio operations,” said Kolodziej. Pugh also worked in a variety of capacities
at two private utility Fortune 100 companies. He has a Bachelor of Science
degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master’s of
Business Administration from Bellevue University.

Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and
wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Aqua
Ohio is a subsidiary of Aqua America, which is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR.

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Contact:

Aqua Ohio, Inc.
Ed Kolodziej
Aqua Ohio President & COO
330-397-0770
epkolodziej@aquaamerica.com
or
Justin Pizzi
Director of Communications
610-520-6308 (o)
484-868-5032 (m)
jcpizzi@aquaamerica.com
 
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