Maine Water is pleased to announce that its $1 million water main replacement project in downtown Saco is nearly complete, and the new water main is in service. The project was launched in March and involved the replacement of 2,200 feet, or about one-half mile, of water main between Beach Street and Pepperell Square that was installed in 1884. The small amount of work remaining on the project will be completed this fall.
As part of its commitment to maintain water quality, operations, and customer service, and investments to sustain its systems, Maine Water has filed an application with the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for new rates for its Biddeford Saco Division. The division serves approximately 16,000 customers in Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, and Scarborough.
Maine Water’s latest water quality reports are available to customers and others who consume the water produced by the company’s 12 water systems across the state. The reports summarize water quality testing done in 2016 and include information about the Company’s water systems, water quality test results, and source protection measures. Maine Water works closely with Maine’s Drinking Water Program (MDWP) to ensure that the water it provides to customers meets, or is better than, state and federal standards for drinking water. Customers who read the report can see that effort results in high quality water being delivered in our systems.
On Saturday, June 3rd, a team of Maine Water and Connecticut Water employees joined with 300 other kayaks and canoes and paddled along the Kennebec River to raise money for Pine Tree Camp. The team raised $1,900 for the 21st Annual Paddle for Pine Tree Camp.
Maine Water welcomes Richard Serino as the company’s accountant. Serino comes to Maine Water from Avangrid, Inc. where he was Lead Analyst - Income Tax. He has advanced experience in accounting, fixed assets and tax software including Power Tax. The focus of his work has been regulatory reporting, fixed asset closing and depreciation.
The Maine Water Company (Maine Water) has announced that Richard (Rick) Knowlton will become president of Maine Water, effective April 1, 2017.