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Tidewater Utilities Inc. celebrates 50 years of quality service

Jun 14, 2014
Source: Submitted Celebrating Tidewater's 50 years of service are (l-r) David Small, DNREC deputy secretary; Jerry Esposito, Tidewater Utilities Inc. president; Senate Majority Leader David McBride, D-Hawk's Nest; and Collin O’Mara, DNREC secretary.

June 6 marked a milestone for Tidewater Utilities Inc., as the company celebrated 50 years of providing quality water supply and wastewater services to the residents of Delaware. Tidewater Utilities Inc. hosted a reception June 4 in Dover, which colleagues, contractors, government officials, friends, legislators and Gov. Jack Markell attended to congratulate the company on its 50 years of success.

“I am so proud of Tidewater and how far the company has come over the 50 years it’s been in business. Through the years, the company has worked to continually update its infrastructure, incorporating new technologies, training and tools to meet the water and wastewater needs of our valued customers. Our success is largely due to the caliber of our employees and their dedication and commitment to serving our customers,” said Jerry Esposito, president, Tidewater Utilities Inc.

Tidewater, established in 1964, provides service to retail water and wastewater customers and is the largest private water supplier south of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. Through its affiliate companies, Tidewater provides a wide range of water and wastewater services including consulting, contract operations and maintenance, and bulk water supply. For more information about Tidewater, visit or call 800-523-7224.

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, is the parent company of Tidewater and provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey and Delaware through various subsidiary companies. For more information regarding Middlesex Water Company, visit or call 732-634-1500.

Tidewater President Jerry Esposito watches as Gov. Jack Markell kicks off the evening by cutting the first slice of Tidewater’s 50th anniversary cake. (Source: Submitted)
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