DOVER, Del., May 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tidewater Utilities, Inc. (Tidewater)  is pleased to announce the selection of Autism Delaware as the beneficiary to receive proceeds from its Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament to be held August 8, 2016 at Heritage Shores Golf Course in Bridgeville, DE.
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"We were pleased to select Autism Delaware from the many applications received because the organization not only does a wonderful job in supporting and guiding many families affected by autism in Delaware, but is also a great success story of how Delawareans come together to help each other," said Jerry Esposito, president of Tidewater Utilities.

"Autism Delaware supports individuals and families impacted by autism throughout Delaware through critical services like parent mentoring, community activities, vocational supports and state advocacy. More Delawareans than ever are affected by autism today, so we need the whole community behind us in this work. Tidewater Utilities has long been an important part of the Delaware community and we are very excited to partner with them!" said Teresa Avery, executive director of Autism Delaware.

Over the last eight years, Tidewater's charity golf outings have raised over $101,600 to benefit eleven different non-profit organizations in Delaware. To learn more about this year's tournament, visit our website at, or call 302-747-1308. You may also download a registration form at

Tidewater, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX), was established in 1964 and provides a wide range of water and wastewater services, including consulting, contract operations and maintenance, and bulk water supply. For more information about Tidewater, visit, or call 877-720-9272.

Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania through various subsidiary companies. For additional information regarding Middlesex Water Company, visit, or call 732-634-1500.
Contact:Carol Murphy, Tidewater Utilities, 302-734-7500 orBernadette M. Sohler, Middlesex Water (732) 638-7549