For Immediate Release
Contact: Julie Scott
Bennettsville, S.C. – MPD Electric Cooperative has entered into a management agreement with Marlboro Water Company, Inc. (MWC), assuming day-to-day management responsibilities for the company. Ben Fleming, Chief Operating Officer of MPD Electric, will now serve as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for Marlboro Water Company.
“Marlboro Water Company has always been committed to providing safe, high quality water services to this community,” said William Fleming, President and CEO of MPD Electric Cooperative. “We already serve most of the same customers, so economies of scale and many other synergies make great sense in continuing MWC’s standard of excellence in service.”
MPD Electric Cooperative was formed in 2020 through the merger of Marlboro Electric Cooperative and Pee Dee Electric Cooperative with the goal of creating joint economic benefits, long-term efficiencies and overall improved service for members residing in Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Lee, Marion and Marlboro counties.
(L to R: Ben Fleming, Chief Operating Officer, MPD Electric Cooperative; George McElveen, Chairman, Marlboro Water Company; William Fleming, President and CEO, MPD Electric Cooperative; Bobby Brock, Management Consultant, Marlboro Water Company)