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ESSENTIAL UTILITIES, INC. 762 WEST LANCASTER AVENUE BRYN MAWR, PA 19010 ssen -• a Your Vote Counts! ESSENTIAL UTILITIES, INC. 2023 Annual Meeting Vote by May 02, 2023 11 :59 PM ET. For shares held in a Plan, vote by April 30, 2023 11 :59 PM ET. You invested in ESSENTIAL UTILITIES, INC. and it's time to vote! You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy material for the shareholder meeting to be held on May 03, 2023. Get informed before you vote View the Notice & Proxy Statement, Annual Report on line OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to April 19, 2023. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future shareholder meetings, you may (1) visit www.ProxyVote.com, (2) call 1-800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to sendmaterial@proxyvote.com. If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy. Smartphone users Point your camera here and vote without entering a ~I number *Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. Virtually at: Vote Virtually at the Meeting* May 03, 2023 8:00 AM EDT www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/WTRG2023




Vote at www.ProxyVote.com THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters. Voting Items 1. To elect eight nominees as directors: Nominees: 01) Elizabeth B. Amato 04) Daniel J. Hilferty 02) David A. Ciesinski 05) Edwina Kelly 03) Christopher H. Franklin 06) W. Bryan Lewis 07) Ellen T. Ruff 08) Lee C. Stewart 2. To approve an advisory vote on the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers for 2022. Board Recommends 0 For 0 For 3. To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for O For the Company for the 2023 fiscal year. NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof. Prefer to receive an email instead? While voting on www.ProxyVote.com, be sure to click “Sign up for E-delivery”.