Artesian Water Maryland, a subsidiary of
Artesian purchased the water system and assets of the Town of Port Deposit, including access to the Susquehanna River as a water supply, the company said in a news release.
On the eastern end of the county, Artesian built an interconnection between its Delaware water utility subsidiary and the Town of
Through the agreement, which was originally negotiated in 2008, Artesian Water Maryland also acquired the water systems in Meadowview, Harbour View,
The agreement was approved earlier this year by the Maryland Public Service Commission. Artesian paid Cecil County government $2.176 million for the water systems.
The systems in the eastern portion of the county serve approximately 1,500 customers, the company said in a news release.
Since 2007, Artesian also has purchased the Carpenter Point and Mountain Hill water systems and extended water service to Whitaker Woods residents whose private wells went dry. The Mountain Hill water system also is providing water to new residents of Charlestown Crossing and will soon be supplying the water needed by Restoration Hardware, which is locating 150 jobs in Cecil County.