WhiteWater Customers Receive Drinking Water Awards

By July 19, 2017 July 24th, 2017 News

Recipients Selected from a Pool of Nearly 800 Public Water Supply Systems

WhiteWater, the utility operation and management subsidiary of R.H. White Companies, located in Charlton, MA is proud to announce that several of its customers have been selected to receive Public Water Systems Awards from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

This annual award, which is held in conjunction with “National Drinking Water Week” (May 7-13), focuses on community and non-transient non-community public water supply systems that have gone above and beyond compliance regulations.

WhiteWater General Manager, Steve Donovan, stated, “The award recognition that our customers are receiving is positive affirmation of our passion for what we do. As one of the largest contract operation service providers in Massachusetts our operators, technicians, mechanics, supervision and all our staff behind the scenes take great pride in the work they do. We congratulate our customers and thank them for the trust they’ve placed in WhiteWater.”

WhiteWater Customer Award Winners:

  • The Appleworks, Harvard, MA
  • Hanscom Family Housing, Lincoln, MA
  • Heritage School, Charlton, MA
  • Meadowbrook Water Trust, Dover, MA
  • Southfield Redevelopment Authority, Weymouth, MA


This year’s awards ceremony is being held at the Devens Conference Center in Devens, MA on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Bethany Card, Deputy Commissioner of MassDEP, will deliver the keynote address. Christine Millhouse, President of Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA), will be the Master of Ceremonies. Yvette DePeiza, Director of the MassDEP Drinking Water Program, will deliver comments. Stephen Ryan, Executive Director of New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), will deliver closing remarks.

In addition to the MassDEP, other sponsors of this annual event include MWWA, NEWWA, RCAP-Solutions, Mass Rural Water Association, Barnstable County Water Utilities Association, Middlesex/Worcester County Water Works Association and Western Mass Waterworks Association.

More detailed information on the 2017 Public Water Systems Annual Awards Program can be found on the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs website.