Photo Release -- Middlesex Water Company Names Jay L. Kooper Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Photo Release -- Middlesex Water Company Names Jay L. Kooper Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary

ISELIN, N.J., March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company
(Nasdaq:MSEX) has named Jay L. Kooper to the position of Vice President,
General Counsel & Secretary, effective March 17, 2014.

Jay Kooper
  Jay Kooper

A photo accompanying this release is available at

Mr. Kooper brings 15 years of experience representing electric, gas, water,
wastewater, telephone and cable companies as well as municipalities and
private clients before 15 state public utility commissions and legislatures,
federal agencies and federal and state appellate courts. He most recently
served as Director of Regulatory Affairs for Hess Corporation. Mr. Kooper also
served as President of the Retail Energy Supply Association, a national trade
association of competitive retail energy suppliers. Prior employment includes
service as an associate in the Public Utilities Law Practice Group with
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. and as Energy Policy Attorney with the New
York City Economic Development Corporation.

"We are delighted to welcome Jay to our team," said Dennis W. Doll, Middlesex
Water Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "His diverse background
is a tremendous complement to the broad-based backgrounds and skills of our
executive team. We look forward to Jay playing a valuable role in our
Company's continued growth and success," added Doll.

Mr. Kooper's affiliations include the New Jersey State Bar Association's
Public Utility Law Section, the Energy Bar Association, and the New York City
Energy Policy Task Force. He received his Juris Doctor from George Washington
University Law School and is a graduate of Emory University with a
Political Science and History.

Mr. Kooper succeeds Kenneth J. Quinn who held the position for twelve years
before retiring on March 1, 2014.

About Middlesex Water Company

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated
water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania
through various subsidiary companies. For additional information regarding
Middlesex Water Company, visit the Company's Web site at
www.middlesexwater.comor call (732) 634-1500.

The photo is also available at AP PhotoExpress.

CONTACT: Bernadette Sohler, Vice President - Corporate Affairs
         Middlesex Water Company
         1500 Ronson Road
         Iselin, New Jersey 08830
         Phone: (732) 638-7549

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