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Middlesex Water Company

April 27, 2009 13:05 ET

Middlesex Water Company Named Finalist in 2009 NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards

ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - April 27, 2009) - Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services in New Jersey and Delaware, has been named a finalist in the Green Education category in the inaugural NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards program. All finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category announced at an awards ceremony on June 2, 2009.

The NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards are designed to honor and highlight New Jersey's businesses and executives for their environmental achievements and initiatives. Green Finalists were announced in the categories of Alternative Energy Use, Energy Conservation, Environmental Innovation, Green Building, Green Education, Pollution Prevention, Recycle/Reuse and Green Executive of the Year.

Middlesex Water is being recognized in the category of "Green Education" for its outreach efforts promoting wise water use. These efforts include Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) workshops, student contests, classroom presentations in the local schools, customer education and the company's role as an EPA WaterSense® Partner. Middlesex Water was recognized in 2008 as the Outstanding Green Business of the Year by the Edison, NJ Chamber of Commerce. The Green Leadership Awards is a program sponsored by NJBIZ, New Jersey's leading business news publication.

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey and Delaware through various subsidiary companies. For additional information regarding Middlesex Water Company, visit the Company's web site at www.middlesexwater.com or call (732) 634-1500.

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