Central States Water Resources Promotes Aaron Silas to Regulatory Leadership Role

SAINT LOUIS, MO (June 27, 2021) – Central States Water Resources (CSWR), one of the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utilities in the U.S., today announced that Aaron Silas has been promoted to Regulatory Case Manager.

Silas joined CSWR 18 months ago as a business analyst. Since then, he has helped direct the scaling of the company’s regulatory operations as CSWR has dramatically expanded its footprint into 10 states, continuing to create and strengthen relationships with regulatory staffs and state legal counsels.

“Aaron has been a remarkably important part of our team as we have grown rapidly across the U.S.,” said Josiah Cox, President and CEO of CSWR. “His ability to help us navigate the complexities of each state’s regulatory environment has been invaluable.” 

During his tenure with CSWR, Silas has managed the company’s project portfolio, ensuring company-wide cohesion as CSWR acquires and improves distressed utilities around the country. 

“Aaron’s attention to detail, his mentality of a team player and strong communication skills have been essential to our success,” said Russ Mitten CSWR Chief Legal Counsel. “We’re all very excited to see his role continue to grow as he takes on this team leadership responsibility.”

In his new role, Silas will principally focus on managing complex case work for the company’s regulatory efforts company-wide and reporting to CSWR Vice President Mike Duncan.


Founded in 2014, Central States Water Resources (CSWR) is one of the fifteen largest investor-owned utilities in the United States. In 2019 – 2020 alone, CSWR invested more than $70 million to acquire and transform critical water infrastructure using technology and innovation to bring safe, reliable, and environmentally responsible water resources to more than 120,000 customers across Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. Learn more about CSWR at CentralStatesWaterResources.com.


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