Jeffrey McIntyre

Jeffrey L. McIntyre is president of West Virginia American Water, the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water services to approximately 550,000 people. He is the principal contact for American Water in West Virginia and is dedicated to building and maintaining relationships with state and local officials, regulators and customers. Mr. McIntyre also works closely with local operating staffs to continue to enhance performance.

Most recently, Mr. McIntyre served as vice president of Operations for the Contract Services Group of American Water Enterprises, Inc., a subsidiary of American Water, where he was responsible for overseeing all water and wastewater operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts for municipal, industrial and private facility owners. His responsibilities included client reporting and satisfaction, regulatory and safety compliance, financial and staffing administration, quality management systems, continual improvement programs and asset management.

Mr. McIntyre joined the company in 2002 as director of Operations with American Water Canada Corp. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the Canadian O&M business including 25 client contracts and over 200 water and wastewater treatment, distribution and collection facilities across the province of Ontario.

Prior to joining American Water, Mr. McIntyre served as manager of Water Quality for the city of Hamilton, where he was responsible for the operation and maintenance of three wastewater treatment plants, treating between four and 400 million liters per day (MLD), a 900 MLD conventional water treatment plant, four communal well systems and over 160 pumping stations and reservoirs. He was also responsible for capital planning and implementation activities for these facilities, maintaining O&M agreements, and overseeing the city’s CAEAL-certified environmental laboratory. Mr. McIntyre also led the city’s efforts to de-list Hamilton Harbour as an area of concern at an anticipated cost of over $600 million.

Mr. McIntyre’s additional experience includes positions with Philip Utilities Management Corporation, the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth, and the Royal Canadian Navy.

A graduate of Brock University, Mr. McIntyre also obtained several professional certifications in water and wastewater operations and engineering. An American Water Works Association member, he currently serves as a trustee for the West Virginia American Water Works Association and maintains chapter membership with the Ontario Water Works Association. He is a member of the Water Environment Association of Ontario, for which he previously served as a board member and committee(s) chair. He is also a member of the West Virginia Water Environment Association and Water Environment Federation.

West Virginia American Water is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Water. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 30 states, as well as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting

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