Region 1

Region 1 encompasses Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. The current Director and Assistant Director’s terms are from 2018 – 2021.

Robert Bender, Executive Director
North Wales Water Authority

Assistant Director:
Michael Sullivan, Executive Director
Warwick Township Water & Sewer Authority

Bucks county is one of the three original counties created by colonial proprietor William Penn in 1682. Penn named the county after Buckinghamshire, the county where he lived in England. Do you like horror movies?  Visit the historicColonial_Blob_Runout Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville for Blobfest, a three-day horror extravaganza. Home of one of oldest baseball leagues in the country, the Delco League. The King of Prussia Mall has more retail shopping space than any other mall in America. Philadelphia is a county of firsts in our nation:

  • first art museum;

  • art school;PA_hospital

  • daily newspaper (The Philadelphia Packet and Daily Advertiser);

  • hospital (Pennsylvania Hospital);

  • university and medical school (University of Pennsylvania);

  • children’s hospital (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia);

  • cancer hospital (Fox Chase Cancer Center);

  • college-level business school (Wharton School of Business);Wharton

  • student union (U. Penn's Houston Hall);

  • zoo (Philadelphia Zoo);

  • musical auditorium (The Academy of Music);

  • organized protest against slavery;

  • African American church (Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church);Navy

  • Thanksgiving Day Parade;

  • Federal building (Philadelphia Mint);

  • naval shipyard (Philadelphia Naval Yard);

  • city in the New World to guarantee religious freedom; and

  • the Philadelphia Orchestra became the first to appear in a film, on national television and to tour in China.


This meeting has been cancelled.