Our Mission

As an infrastructure company that operates the Aqua water and wastewater and Peoples natural gas utilities, the mission of Essential is to improve quality of life and economic prosperity by safely and reliably delivering earth's most essential resources.

Our Purpose

Essential Utilities is uniquely positioned to play an important role in solving today’s water and natural gas challenges by renewing and improving infrastructure through thoughtful capital investment, operational excellence, environmental stewardship and rigorous safety standards.Through our work as an infrastructure company, Essential Utilities helps strengthen communities, improve service and enhance economic development, enabling people to lead better lives. This vital work empowers us to grow as an organization and as individuals. Together, we will make a difference for generations to come.