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Last $25.20 USD
Change Today +0.14 / 0.56%
Volume 732.7K
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Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It offers liquid waste hauling and disposal, and water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides water and sewer line repair services, and protection solutions to households; inspects, cleans, and repairs storm and sanitary wastewater lines; installs and tests devices that prevent the contamination of potable water; and designs and builds water and wastewater systems. In addition, it offers non-regulated water and wastewater services; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry. The company serves 3 million residential water, commercial water, fire protection, industrial water, wastewater, and other water and utility customers. It has operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia. The company was formerly known as Philadelphia Suburban Corporation and changed its name to Aqua America, Inc. in 2004. Aqua America, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

1,617 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1968

aqua america inc (WTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $339.5K
Chairman, Senior Advisor, Chairman of Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: $693.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.3K
Executive Vice President and President of Aqu...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secre...
Total Annual Compensation: $278.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

aqua america inc (WTR) Key Developments

Aqua America Inc. - Special Call

To discuss the appointment of the new CEO Christopher H. Franklin

Aqua America Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Aqua America Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Christopher H. Franklin chief executive officer. Franklin will succeed current Chief Executive Officer Nicholas DeBenedictis effective July 1, 2015. Franklin, has held positions of increased responsibility in various areas of the company throughout his tenure, most recently as president and chief operating officer, regulated operations. Before joining Aqua America, Franklin worked at PECO Energy Company, where he was regional, civic and economic development officer, responsible for the review, recommendation and promotion of economic development initiatives in the Philadelphia region.

Aqua America Seeks Acquisitions

Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Chris Franklin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operational Officer of Regulated Operations and Incoming Chief Executive Officer said, "We are going to continue to strive to be best in the industry, so acquisition goals don't change. I think our focus will be primarily be the acquisitions. We know how to be a great water utility and wastewater utility, so that's our core capabilities and strength. We're going to continue to look for opportunities to grow in those areas."


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