|EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - MIDDLESEX WATER CO||ex99-1.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: January 6, 2012
MIDDLESEX WATER COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|incorporation or organization)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
1500 RONSON ROAD, P.O. BOX 1500, ISELIN, NEW JERSEY 08830
(Address of principal executive offices, including 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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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 5, 2012, Middlesex Water Company (the "Company") announced the formation of a joint venture, Ridgewood Green RME, LLC (Ridgewood Green) with Natural Systems Utilities, and the signing of a 20-year public private partnership with the Village of Ridgewood, NJ whereby Ridgewood Green will design, build, own and operate facilities to optimize the production of electricity at Ridgewood’s municipal wastewater treatment plant. A copy of the press release announcing the joint venture is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Form 8-K by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Number||Description of Document|
|99.1||Press Release issued by Middlesex Water Company, dated January 6, 2012 announcing joint venture formation with Natural Systems Utilities and 20-year public private partnership with the Village of Ridgewood, NJ.|
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.
|MIDDLESEX WATER COMPANY|
|s/Kenneth J. Quinn|
|Kenneth J. Quinn|
|Vice President, General Counsel,|
|Secretary and Treasurer|
Dated: January 6, 2012