CAPITAL REGION WATER BOARD OF DIRECTORS SELECTS EXPERIENCED PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR AS CEO
HARRISBURG (March 18, 2019): Capital Region Water’s Board of Directors announced today that Charlotte Katzenmoyer has been selected as Chief Executive Officer of Capital Region Water.
“Charlotte’s success leading the City of Lancaster’s Public Works including its water, wastewater, and stormwater systems for over 17 years made her an ideal candidate for Capital Region Water as we address similar infrastructure investments and regulatory obligations,” said Board Chairperson Marc Kurowski. “Her unique experience and commitment to transparency will help Capital Region Water continue to best serve our customers.”
As the Director of Public Works with the City of Lancaster, Charlotte led a team of 200 employees including the Bureau of Water and the Bureau of Wastewater which serve 140,000 people in the City of Lancaster and nine surrounding municipalities. While in Lancaster, Charlotte oversaw the modernization of Lancaster’s water and sewer infrastructure and developed a nationally recognized green stormwater infrastructure program.
“It is an honor to be selected CEO of Capital Region Water,” said Charlotte Katzenmoyer. “I look forward to joining a team of dedicated employees to enhance the Harrisburg-area community through resilient operations and long-term infrastructure investments as well as making Harrisburg a leader in green stormwater infrastructure projects to help eliminate localized flooding and improve neighborhoods.”
Charlotte graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and graduated from Lehigh University with a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering.
About Capital Region Water
Capital Region Water is a municipal authority providing drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater services to 120,000 residents in the City of Harrisburg and surrounding area. Capital Region Water owns and operates its primary water source, the DeHart Reservoir, including 8,000 acres of forestland surrounding the reservoir and a drinking water treatment plant capable of treating 20 million gallons per day. Capital Region Water’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility is the largest wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania within the Chesapeake Bay watershed capable of treating 45 million gallons per day.
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