Aquarion Water Company’s David Medd of Bedford Hills, NY, and Len DeJong of Newtown, CT, were recently honored at the Connecticut Chapter of the American Water Works Association (CTAWWA) and Connecticut Water Works Association (CWWA) Annual Conference.
Medd and DeJong were recognized at the conference for their service and commitment to the CWWA.
“We are proud of David and Len for their continued service to Aquarion and their dedicated support to the water industry as a whole,” Aquarion President and CEO Charles V. Firlotte said. “Aquarion appreciates CWWA’s recognition of their efforts and hard work.”
Medd, Manager of Greenwich Supply Operations at Aquarion, served on CWWA’s Board of Directors for eleven years and continues to work the organization’s Legislative Committee.
DeJong, Manager of Watershed and Environmental Management at Aquarion, served on the CTAWWA Board of Directors as its International Director and Chairman and facilitated the start-up of the organization’s Water For People Committee, serving as its first Chair. He was also recently appointed to the CWWA Board as a Director.
Through its 23 committees, CTAWWA serves as a resource and training source in matters pertaining to technical and water utility operating needs. Its state counterpart, CWWA, provides a critical link to Connecticut government on water industry legislative and regulatory affairs.
About Aquarion Water Company:
Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 600,000 people in 44 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in 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, Conn., it 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.