BOURBONNAIS – Aqua Illinois, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities (NYSE: WTRG) has a new leader at the helm.
The company has appointed operations executive David Carter as state president. Carter, who has over 15 years of water and wastewater industry experience will lead the Illinois team as it services it’s over 273,000 customer base.
“I am thrilled to accept this appointment as president of Aqua Illinois,” said Carter in a press release Thursday. “This award-winning team is recognized for providing Earth’s most essential resource with excellence and integrity. Together, with our valued partners, we can expand access to reliable water and wastewater services across Illinois.”
Carter has a Master of Science in engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University. He succeeds Bob Ervin, who will stay on at Aqua as president of Aqua Indiana.