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

Rob MacLean

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


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

MacLean joined American Water in 1999. Prior to his current position, he served as president of California American Water and Hawaii American Water. Before that, he was the director of Field Operations for New Jersey American Water. He also previously worked in American Water’s market-based business, serving as vice president of Contract Operations. 

MacLean co-chairs the board of the National Utilities Diversity Council, a national nonprofit organization focusing on the growth of diversity in the utilities industry.He serves on the board of the Health Transformation Alliance, an organization representing close to 40 of the nation's leading corporations dedicated to providing better health care outcomes for 6 million Americans. MacLean is also a board memberfor Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Choose New Jersey and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

MacLean earned his master’s degree in applied science in civil engineering from Polytechnique University in Montreal and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from McGill University in Montreal. In 2014, he attended the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.