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Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: April 3, 2023



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


New Jersey 0-422 22-1114430
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization) File Number) Identification No.)


485C Route 1 South, Suite 400, Iselin, New Jersey 08830

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)



(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, No Par Value MSEX The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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Item. 5.02. Departure of Director or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers.


Announcement of the appointment of Robert J. Capko as Principal Accounting Officer of Middlesex Water Company effective April 1, 2023 as set forth in the attached press release. The Principal Accounting Officer role was previously held by A. Bruce O’Connor, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. O’Connor continues to serve in the roles of Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer.








Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf of the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



  s/A. Bruce O’Connor
  A. Bruce O’Connor
  Sr. Vice President, Treasurer and
  Chief Financial Officer



Dated: April 3, 2023







Exhibit 99.1


Middlesex Water Company aPPOINTS Robert Capko PrINCIPAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER


ISELIN, NJ (April 3, 2023) - Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) has named Robert J. Capko, Principal Accounting Officer, effective April 1, 2023.

Mr. Capko will continue to serve as Corporate Controller of Middlesex Water and its subsidiaries including the Pinelands Water and Wastewater Companies, Utility Service Affiliates (Perth Amboy) Inc., and Utility Service Affiliates. He also serves as Treasurer of Tidewater Utilities, Inc. and its subsidiary, White Marsh Environmental Systems, Inc.

In this new additional role, Mr. Capko will assume more defined responsibilities in the areas of external financial reporting and capital financing.

Mr. Capko joined Middlesex Water Company in 2009. Prior to joining Middlesex, he was employed as Audit Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP in their Energy and Public Utilities Group where he provided audit assurance services to a diverse clientele of publicly traded regulated utilities and other businesses. 

“Rob’s public utility background, financial management experience and knowledge of financing and rate matters is an excellent complement to our executive leadership team,” said Middlesex Water Chairman, President and CEO Dennis W. Doll. “We look forward to his continued contributions to our company’s success,” added Mr. Doll.


About Middlesex Water Company

Established in 1897, Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) serves as a trusted provider of life-sustaining high quality water service for residential, commercial, industrial and fire protection purposes. The Company and its subsidiaries form the Middlesex family of companies, which collectively serve a population of nearly half a million people in New Jersey and Delaware. We offer a full range of water, wastewater utility and related services including municipal and industrial contract operations and water and wastewater system technical operations and maintenance. We are focused on meeting and balancing the needs of our employees, customers, and shareholders. We invest in our people, our infrastructure and the communities we serve to support reliable and resilient utility services, economic growth and quality of life. 


Bernadette Sohler, Vice President – Corporate Affairs

Middlesex Water Company

(732) 638-7549