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DELCORA Hosting Public Virtual Meetings October 12, 2020 DELCORA’s Executive Director, Bob Willert, announced final plans for hosting the October 2020 Committee Meetings & DELCORA Board of Directors Meeting by means of a virtual meeting platform known as Zoom. This is the same platform that was used for meetings beginning in April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic. During this unprecedented time the health and safety of our employees, our customers and the community is our number one priority. We would like to maintain business operation as close to normal as possible, with the ability to host virtual meetings this allows us to do just that. 1. Members of the public are invited to join each of the DELCORA Committee Meetings as well as the DELCORA Board of Directors Meeting. 2. For each meeting there is a different access link. You will find that below under the appropriate meeting you wish to participate in.   The following meetings listed below will each be held utilizing Zoom Technology:   Human Resources & Administration Committee Meeting – October 15, 2020, 3:30PM Members of the public are invited to join the Human Resources & Admin. Committee Meeting by accessing the meeting through…

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This article is a guest column written by Chris Franklin, chairman and CEO of Essential Utilities Inc. and was published by The Primos Daily Times on September 17, 2020. Aqua and DELCORA are continuing to make progress toward the completion of an acquisition and merger of operations that will ensure continued reliable wastewater service at the most affordable rates for thousands of Delaware County and Chester County wastewater customers, despite opposing efforts.   Unfortunately, the efforts of Delaware County Council to thwart the transaction are costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees and frivolously postponing the opportunity for DELCORA ratepayers to receive future rate relief through a trust specifically set up to benefit customers of DELCORA. Today, I wanted to reiterate why this acquisition and merger of operations is so beneficial to ratepayers.   What first prompted the decision by DELCORA to seek a partner is the forthcoming tidal wave of mandated environmental improvements and capital costs. The primary driver of these costs is a requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that all combined (sanitary and storm water) sewer systems, like those in Chester and Philadelphia, be dramatically reduced or eliminated. As a result, DELCORA faces…

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Public Input Hearing Re: Aqua Wastewater Acquisition of Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority Wastewater Assets   The Public Utility Commission (PUC) will hold a videoconference/telephonic public input hearing concerning Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc.’s application to acquire the wastewater assets of the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority. Customers may comment on:   Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Videoconference/Telephonic Public Input Hearing   Customers are invited to present their views via the Zoom video conferencing platform to the PUC, the judge, the company, and public advocates.   Customers who wish to testify at the smart hearing must contact the Office of Consumer Advocate (OCA) toll free at 1.800.684.6560 by 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 15, 2020 to provide your name, telephone number, and the topic of your testimony. Beginning at 1:00 p.m. and then 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, customers will testify in the order they signed up. You may only testify one time.   If you do not wish to testify, but want to listen to the public input hearings, contact OCA toll-free at 1.800.684.6560 by the deadline and register to obtain the call-in information.   Any persons that have…

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