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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andy Stettler/Jay Devine                 215-568-2525 (o)                 Stettler 610-657-3805 (m)   DELCORA Explores Merger to Benefit Ratepayers Signs Letter of Intent with Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater   CHESTER, PA (July 16, 2019) – The Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) announced today that its board of directors voted unanimously to enter into a non-binding letter of intent to explore the possibility of merging DELCORA with Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater. The letter allows both organizations to share information and conduct due diligence to determine the feasibility of a merger. The decision to explore this option comes as DELCORA faces significant capital costs to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency Consent Order and Agreement in Philadelphia and a Consent Decree in Chester. The consent decree mandates that municipal wastewater authorities take steps to manage combined sewer systems including building new or replacing existing infrastructure. As these mandates are unfunded, municipal authorities typically must increase rates to pay for the new capital costs. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2Y7kPzB “For almost 50 years DELCORA has always put the interests of our customers and ratepayers…

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ADVERTISEMENT   DELAWARE COUNTY REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL AUTHORITY 100 EAST FIFTH STREET POST OFFICE BOX 999 CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA 19016-0999   NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING TIME & LOCATION Notice is hereby given that DELCORA’s Board of Directors Meeting previously scheduled to be held at the Western Regional Treatment Plant on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM, has been changed. The meeting will be held at DELCORA’s Administration Building, 100 East Fifth Street, Chester, PA at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.     NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING DATE Notice is hereby given that DELCORA’s Finance Committee Meeting previously scheduled to be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 3:30 PM, has been changed to THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019 at 3:30 PM at 100 East Fifth Street, Chester, PA.

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ADVERTISEMENT   DELAWARE COUNTY REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL AUTHORITY P.O. BOX 999 100 EAST FIFTH STREET CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA 19016-0999   SCHEDULE OF MEETING DATES FOR 2019   Regular Monthly Board Meetings               The Regular Monthly Board meetings will be held in the Board Room of the DELCORA Building, 100 East Fifth Street, Chester, Pennsylvania, on the third Tuesday of each month at 3:30 P.M. Exceptions are noted in parenthesis:                                January 15                                                                                   July 16                                February 19                                                                                 August 20                                March 19                                                                                      September 17                                April 16                                                                                         October 15                                May 22 (Wednesday)                                                                  November 19                                June 18 (@ WRTP-1:00 P.M.)                                                    December 17(@1:00 P.M.)   COMMITTEE MEETINGS               The following committees will meet on the dates and at the times indicated below. All meetings will be held in the Board Room of the DELCORA Building, 100 East Fifth Street, Chester, Pennsylvania. Exceptions are noted in parenthesis: Finance Committee Meeting Time - 3:30 P.M.                                  January 10 (Thursday)                                                                July 8                                February 11                                                                                 August 12                                March 11                                                                                      September 9                                April 8                                                                                           October 7                                 May 13                                                                                         November 14 (Thursday)                                June 10                                                                                        December 9   Operations & Engineering Committee Meeting Time…

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