Aqua America names Franklin new CEO

Replaces Nicholas DeBenedictis July 1 BRYN MAWR, PA – Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today 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, a 22-year veteran of Aqua, has held positions of increased responsibility in various areas of...

Aqua issues boil order for some Newlin residents

NEWLIN —Aqua America is telling some township residents who get service from their Embreeville well to boil their water through at least Thursday, Dec. 23 after a chlorination system this week. A breakdown in the disinfection system at the Embreeville well in the Aqua Pennsylvania (Aqua) Spring Run Water System was discovered on Dec. 20.  The chlorine feed was repaired and the required chlorine...