BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Aqua Pennsylvania today announced the promotion of Zach Martin to area manager for its western Pennsylvania service area.
In his new role, Martin will oversee all operational and administrative duties in Aqua’s western division. This region includes 15 treatment facilities and serves about 70,000 people across nine counties.
“Zach’s extensive utility experience and his proficiency in water and wastewater operations make him an ideal choice for this position,” said Steve Clark, Aqua’s director of operations for greater Pennsylvania. “He brings to his new role a breadth of knowledge and an unfailing commitment to protect and provide Earth’s most essential resource for the families we serve.”
Martin is a 17-year utility industry veteran. He joined Aqua Pennsylvania in 2013 as plant manager for its Shenango Division water treatment plant, where he managed all of Aqua’s western area regional water and wastewater systems. Martin began his Aqua career in 2010 as production manager for Aqua Ohio’s water treatment facility in Struthers, where he directed operations. Earlier, he served as regional water superintendent at Portage County Water Resources in Ohio and as water plant operator for the City of North Canton.
Martin holds an associate degree in science from Kent State University, where he is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in business management. He is also an Army National Guard veteran and served as an indirect fire infantryman during Operation Iraqi Freedom III. He holds multiple water and wastewater certifications in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and he was recently appointed Pennsylvania vice chair of the American Water Works Association for 2021.
Aqua Pennsylvania serves about 1.5 million people in 32 counties throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.