Morrissey named Chair of Board of Directors of the National Association of Water Companies
BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – January 17, 2023 – Aquarion Water Company today announced that Aquarion Water Company President Donald J. Morrissey has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC). NAWC is a trade organization representing hundreds of regulated water and wastewater companies across the country. Morrissey will serve as Chair for a one-year term, during which time he will lead a national organization whose members provide service to more than 73 million Americans.
Morrissey is the President of Aquarion Water Company, the seventh largest investor-owned water utility in the United States, serving customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
“There has never been a more exciting time to be in the water industry,” Morrissey said. “And the challenges have never been greater, but I'm energized by the talent, the passion, and the commitment throughout NAWC’s member companies and staff. I'm proud of the essential work our members do every day, providing critical water and wastewater services that safeguard public health and promote environmental stewardship.”
“As Board Chair, Don is well-positioned to lead our members and represent our interests on the national stage,” said NAWC President and CEO Robert F. Powelson. “As a longtime NAWC board member and President of Aquarion, Don has a proven track record of leadership in an ever-evolving industry. His dedication and knowledge of the water industry and the communities in which they operate will serve NAWC members well in 2023.”