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 DATE OF REPORT (Date of earliest event reported): February 12, 2021
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 12, 2021, the Board of Directors of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Suzanne G. Smith as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, effective February 12, 2021. Ms. Smith joined the Company on January 11, 2021 as its Vice President, Finance. Previously Ms. Smith served as the Chief Accounting Officer for ModivCare Inc., f/k/a The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: MODV), from February 2019 through August 2020, and for Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ: CMLS) from May 2017 through February 2019. Prior thereto, Ms. Smith served as the Vice President and Corporate Controller for EmployBridge Holdings from 2015 to 2017. Ms. Smith is a certified public accountant in the state of Georgia. She earned her MBA degree from Georgia State University and also earned a BS from The Ohio State University.
In order to ensure a smooth transition in connection with the departure of the Company’s prior Chief Accounting Officer, as of February 12, 2021, the Company entered into a six-month consulting agreement with Michael S. Nancarrow covering applicable services for up to 15 hours per month.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
101.INSInline XBRL Instance Document – the instance document does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document
101.SCHInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
101.CALInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
101.DEFInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
101.LABInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase Document
101.PREInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL with applicable taxonomy extension information contained in Exhibits 101)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated:  February 12, 2021MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS, INC.
 By:/s/ Steven S. Heinrichs
  Steven S. Heinrichs
  Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Secretary