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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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COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW (CSO) LONG-TERM CONTROL PLAN UPDATE (LTCPU) PUBLIC MEETINGS Please join DELCORA for a series of public meetings on our Combined Sewer Overflow Long-Term Control Plan Update. Learn about DELCORA's combined sewer system and the proposed strategies for significantly reducing combined sewer overflows to our rivers and streams.  Please give us your feedback on items discussed at the scheduled meeting below. 1st Meeting TOPIC: Scope and Purpose of the Study WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EST) WHERE: Chester City Hall - Community Room - 1 E. 4th Street, Chester, PA - 19013 General Email: ltcpinfo@delcora.org General Phone Number: 610-876-5523

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