Artesian buys Delaware City water system
Artesian Water Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Artesian Resources Corporation, purchased the water system of Delaware City in New Castle County, which serves a population of nearly 2,000, on August 3, 2020. This acquisition is the culmination of a long-standing relationship between Artesian and Delaware City. Artesian has actively operated Delaware City’s water system on a contract basis for 17 years. Under these contracts, Artesian has been responsible for operating the water treatment plants, maintaining plant equipment, making distribution system repairs, providing 24/7 emergency dispatch, and handling billing and collection services.