Essential Utilities Subsidiary, Aqua Illinois, Names David Carter as New President
Experienced utility leader comes aboard to continue excellence across Illinois’ growing footprint
Carter brings over 15 years of water and wastewater industry experience, and more than 15 years of experience in engineering, consulting and development. His background includes expertise in strategic planning, business development, multi-location plant operations, safety and compliance.
“I am thrilled to accept this appointment as president of Aqua Illinois,” said Carter. “This award-winning team is recognized for providing Earth’s most essential resource with excellence and integrity. Together, with our valued partners, we can expand access to reliable water and wastewater services across Illinois.”
Prior to joining Aqua, Carter oversaw Suez Environment’s Midwest Division as senior director of operations/general manager. There, he led a staff of over 125 employees while overseeing environmental and safety performance and identifying strategic growth opportunities – ultimately, realizing an additional
A champion for innovation and team development, Carter has led initiatives related to water, wastewater, biosolids processing, waste to energy conversion and organic waste processing.
“David Carter brings vast experience and a multidimensional perspective that sets him apart as a strong leader in the utility management industry. He is the kind of hands-on visionary you want at the helm to solve Illinois’ most pressing water and wastewater challenges,” said
Carter will be responsible for providing leadership, strategy and vision for Aqua Illinois’ water and wastewater business – overseeing utility operations, forecasting and planning, risk management and strategic partnerships. He holds a Master of Science in engineering from the
Essential is one of the largest publicly traded water, wastewater and natural gas providers in the
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