Providence Water, although a department of the City of Providence, is regulated by state and federal agencies in addition to city policies and procedures. The quality of our treated drinking water is regulated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Rhode Island Department of Health. Our revenue and rate structure is regulated by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission.

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Leadership Team

Ricky Caruolo
General Manager
Reports to the Board of Directors
 
The General Manager is responsible for all administrative and supervisory details of operating the water system and reports directly to the Water Supply Board of Directors.
Gregg Giasson, P.E.
Executive Engineer
Reports to the General Manager
 
Responsible for the oversight of Transmission and Distribution, Water Supply and the administrative functions within the Engineering department.
Peter J. Pallozzi
Deputy General Manager
Reports to the General Manager
 
Responsible for the oversight of Customer Services, Support Services, Personnel, and the administrative functions within the Finance and IT departments.
Mark Haroian
Senior Manager - Transmission and Distribution
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Operations
 
Responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of the nearly 900 miles of pipe that brings drinking water from distribution points to customer service connections.
Antonio M. Araujo III
Senior Manager - Support Services
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Administration
 
Responsible for the oversight and management of Physical Security, Facilities, Safety & Risk, Inventory Control, Purchasing and Fleet operations.
Peter LePage
Director of Engineering
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Operations
 
Responsible for supporting the collection, treatment and distribution functions with technical engineering expertise and assistance, and the administration of the Infrastructure Replacement Program for Providence Water.
Stephen Soito, P.E.
Senior Manager - Water Supply
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Operations
 
Responsible for the daily operation of the treatment plant, laboratory, reservoir and watershed functions.
Lynn Roberts
Senior Manager - Personnel
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Administration
 
Responsible for HR programs and policies relating to employee relations, compensation, benefits, contractual applications, worker's compensation, performance and staffing.
Stephen Colman
Senior Manager - Information Technology
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Administration
 
Responsible for the management of all IT functions, projects and activities necessary to support specific business functions within the organization.
Nancy Parrillo
Senior Manager - Finance
Reports to the Deputy General Manager - Administration
 
Responsible for all areas of finance and accounting including budgetary and regulatory matters.