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Middlesex Water Company Wins "Green Education" Honors in 2009 NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards

Middlesex Water Company Wins "Green Education" Honors in 2009 NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards

ISELIN, NJ----Jun 8, 2009 -- Middlesex Water Company (NasdaqGS:MSEX ), a provider of water, wastewater and related services in New Jersey and Delaware, has been selected the winner of a 2009 NJBIZ Green Leadership Award in the category of "Green Education." The NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards honor and highlight New Jersey's businesses and executives for their environmental achievements and initiatives. Middlesex was chosen from a field of six finalists statewide in the category and received the award at a ceremony on June 2, 2009.

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{"s" : "msex","k" : "c10,l10,p20,t10","o" : "","j" : ""} "As a provider of vital water services to more than 300,000 Central New Jersey residents, wise water education is an important component of our outreach efforts. We are delighted to be honored for the work our employees do in educating the public about the need to protect and preserve our water resources for the present, and for future generations," said Dennis W. Doll, President of Middlesex Water.

Green Finalists and winners were announced in the categories of Alternative Energy Use, Energy Conservation, Environmental Innovation, Green Building, Green Education, Pollution Prevention, Recycle/Reuse and Green Executive of the Year. Forty-seven companies were named as finalists vying for Green Leadership honors.

Middlesex Water was recognized by an independent panel of judges for its work in raising awareness about environmental issues to employees, customers and the public. These efforts include Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) workshops, student contests, classroom presentations in the local schools, customer education and the company's role as an EPA WaterSense® Partner. The Green Leadership Awards is a program sponsored by NJBIZ, New Jersey's leading business news publication.

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey and Delaware through various subsidiary companies. For additional information regarding Middlesex Water Company, visit the Company's web site at www.middlesexwater.com or call (732) 634-1500.

Contact:
Contact:
Bernadette Sohler
Vice President - Corporate Affairs
Middlesex Water Company
1500 Ronson Road
Iselin, New Jersey 08830
http://www.middlesexwater.com
(732) 638-7549







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