NASDAQ OMX Celebrates World Water Day at the Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, March 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

NASDAQ OMX celebrated World Water Day with NASDAQ-listed CEOs at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, the below NASDAQ-listed CEOs will ring the Closing Bell.

  • Eric W. Thornburg, CEO, Connecticut Water Service, Inc. [CTWS]
  • Jeffrey R. Hines, President & CEO, The York Water Company [YORW]
  • Dennis W. Doll, Chairman, President & CEO, Middlesex Water Company [MSEX]
  • Dian C. Taylor, Chair, President & CEO, Artesian Resources Corporation [ARTNA]

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, March 20, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Connecticut Water Service Contact:
Daniel J. Meaney
(860) 664-6016
dmeaney@ctwater.com

The York Water Company Contact:
Bonnie Rexroth
(717) 718-2942
bonnier@yorkwater.com

Middlesex Water Company Contact:
Bernadette M. Sohler
(732) 754-0287
bsohler@middlesexwater.com

Artesian Resources Corporation Contact:
Nicki Taylor
(302) 453-6943
ntaylor@artesianwater.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A LiveStream of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live

Or

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Connecticut Water Service, Inc. [CTWS]:

Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is the largest publicly traded water company based in New England. Through its wholly-owned public water utility subsidiaries, The Connecticut Water Company and The Maine Water Company, the Company provides drinking water to 122,000 customers, or about 400,000 people, in 77 communities throughout the states of Connecticut and Maine.

About The York Water Company [YORW]:

The York Water Company is the oldest investor owned utility in the nation and has been providing service since 1816. The company provides water and wastewater services to about 180,000 people in 47 communities in south-central Pennsylvania. York Water has issued dividends every year for the past 198 years and has the longest consecutive dividend record of any investor-owned company in America.

About Middlesex Water Company [MSEX]:

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania through various subsidiary companies.

About Artesian Resources Corporation [ARTNA]:

Artesian Resources Corporation operates as the holding company of wholly-owned subsidiaries offering water, wastewater services and related services on the Delmarva Peninsula. Artesian Water Company, the principal subsidiary, is the oldest and largest investor-owned public water utility on the Delmarva Peninsula and has been providing water service since 1905.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.