About Us

Welcome to New Jersey American Water.

We know just how important water is to daily life. It’s somehow involved in everything thing we do, everything we use. When you need it, you expect it to be there — and you expect it to be clean and safe.

That’s what our skilled teams of experts care about most, and focus on every day.

Our customers are our number one priority, and we are proud to deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable water and wastewater services. In New Jersey we serve about 2.7 million people. To ensure your water is of the highest quality, we strictly follow regulations that are set by local authorities as well as federal standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).

Water is an integral part of life, and we take great pride in taking care of it.

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Our President

Deb Degillio

President, New Jersey American Water
Senior Vice President, Eastern Division, American Water

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Deb Degillio serves as president of New Jersey American Water. She is the principal external contact for American Water in New Jersey, serving approximately 2.7 million people. In this role, she reinforces and strengthens customer, regulatory and local government relationships and drives operational and financial results for New Jersey. Additionally, she serves as senior vice president of the company’s Eastern Division, which is comprised of New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Maryland.

Ms. Degillio has 20 years of broad financial and operations experience in the water utility and energy sectors.She previously served as president of American Water Enterprises, the market-based products and services division of American Water, where she oversaw American Water’s three market-based business units. Prior to that, she was vice president and treasurer for American Water, where she had responsibility for leading the company’s long-term and short-term financing activities, corporate planning and investment analysis. She also oversaw the investments of employee benefit plan trust assets and lead Enterprise Risk Management efforts.Prior to this, Ms. Degillio held various roles in finance across American Water, with increasing responsibility.

Prior to joining American Water in 2007, Ms. Degillio held a number of roles at MCR Performance Solutions, a consulting firm in the energy sector, managing enterprise risk management and regulatory matters and providing financial management consulting for a number of large utilities. She began her career at CSC Planmetrics, a strategic consulting firm serving the utilities industry, where she supported electric and gas utilities through mergers and acquisitions, marketing plans and projects focused on process change.

Ms. Degillio has a Master’s of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree in Math/Statistics and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. She serves on advisory boards for Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Choose New Jersey and the National Utilities Diversity Council, and is also a member of the Corporate Council for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.