About Sussex Shores Water Company


Sussex Shores Water Company , established in 1956, is an investor- owned water utility system that supplies water on a retail basis to customers in Sussex County , Delaware. An investor -owned company is a corporation organized and managed by a Board of Directors and funded by stockholder capital investment short-and/or long term dept.

Because it is a utility , SSWC's rates and financial matters are regulated by the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) . SSWC's service areas, water pumpage, well permits, production limits, ect. are regulated by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) . In addition , SSWC's operations are also overseen by the Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Public Health , and other government agencies.

Sussex Shores Water Company currently has 1855 customers and is steadily growing each year. Sussex Shores Water Company dedicates itself to provide healthy drinking water to its customers and to serve its customers to their fullest extent each and every day of the year.