Underground Solutions, Inc. announced that Mark A. Smith, the Company's Chairman & CEO will presenting an overview of the Company, June 7th, 2005, at the Harvard Club in New York City. The conference is sponsored by the Wall Street Transcript and is entitled "Investing in the Water Industry." The attendees at the conference will primarily include portfolio managers from pension funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, trusts, endowments, insurance companies, major private equity investors and the leading analysts from the water industry.
Other presenters include such notable executives as Peter C. Nelson, CEO & Director of California Water Service, the largest investor-owned water utility in the western U.S.; Nick DeBenedictis, Chairman & CEO of Aqua America, the nation's largest investor-owned water utility, serving nearly two million residents in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Maine and North Carolina; Steve Montrose, Managing Director, Commercial & Industrial Finance, Infrastructure Group of General Electric, Diane C. Taylor, President & CEO of Artesion Resources, the oldest and largest investor- owned regulated public water utility in the State of Delaware which provides water service to 226,000 residents or 29% of Delaware's total population through its 950 miles of water main pipelines; Peter J. Moerbeek, President & COO of Southwest Water Company which provides a broad range of services including water production and distribution; Floyd E. Wicks, CEO of American States Water Company which provides water service to 1 out of 30 Californians located within 75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern California; and Middlesex Water Company, an investor-owned water utility that provides water service in parts of New Jersey and Delaware.
The Moderator for the conference will be David Wanetick, Managing Director of the Gateway Investor Forum and additional viewpoints on the industry will be presented by David Schanzer, Senior Analyst for Janney Montgomery Scott, Neil Berlant, FVP & Managing Partner, The Seidler Companies and Peter L. Cook, Executive Director National Association of Water Companies.