Aquarion Seeks Nominations for Environmental Champion Awards

Mar 1, 2022 by Peter Fazekas Connecticut

Awards program celebrates Connecticut’s environmental volunteers

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 1, 2022 – The Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards recognizes individuals, businesses, and organizations across Connecticut dedicated to environmental protection and sustainability.  Now in its 12th year, the Environmental Champion Awards are an opportunity for environmental advocates to earn statewide honors for their work.

Winners in the Adult, Non-Profit Organization, and Business categories will have the opportunity to select an environmental non-profit to receive a $5,000 grant.  The winner of the Student category (grades 9-12) will receive a $1,000 award.  

“Individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout Connecticut work tirelessly to preserve our state’s natural resources,” said Donald J. Morrissey, President of Aquarion Water Company.  “As Stewards of the Environment, Aquarion Water Company is excited to salute their efforts and celebrate their achievements through the 12th annual Environmental Champion Awards.”

The deadline for submissions is May 6, 2022 and winners will be announced on June 4, 2022 at an awards ceremony to be held at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.  

Details and the nomination form for the 2022 Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards are available at  

About Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 750,000 people in 72 cities and towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S.  Based in Bridgeport, CT, Aquarion has been in the public water supply business since 1857.  Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices.  Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

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