“WATER FEST” - Tuesday, August 8 2017

Iowa American Water to Host “WATER FEST” Open House Event in Clinton District on Tues. Aug. 8

FREE family-friendly open house will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. at the West Treatment Plant in Camanche, Iowa

CLINTON, IA (Aug. 4, 2017) – Learn more about your drinking water while having fun on a summer evening! Iowa American Water is inviting customers and the community to experience the wonderful world of water at its upcoming WATER FEST celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the company’s West Treatment Plant in Camanche, Iowa. The treatment plant is located on Camanche Industrial Park Road off of Highway 67 in Camanche.

WATER FEST will kick off with a ribbon cutting and water toast with the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors at 4:15 p.m. The FREE, family-friendly open house will offer guided water treatment plant tours, educational displays, children’s activities, games and prizes and FREE food. The company’s mascot “Puddles” will also be available during the event. The event will be held rain or shine.

“We are finding that our customers are increasingly interested in how we transform groundwater into the high quality drinking water that flows from their taps,” said Iowa American Water President Randy Moore. “WATER FEST allows customers and the entire community to meet our professional team who works 24/7 to produce and deliver reliable, high quality water to about 30,000 people in our Clinton district. We encourage everyone to learn more about their drinking water and the complex process involved in getting it to their homes and businesses.”

The first-ever WATER FEST in Clinton County is designed to provide the community with an up-close, informative and fun view of how groundwater is transformed into high quality drinking water that meets all state and federal regulations. Besides guided plant tours and educational demonstrations by Iowa American Water staff, there will be plenty of activities, games and prizes for children along with free food. “It is the perfect back-to-school event because it will feel like a summer festival, and the kids will not even realize they are learning the entire time,” added Moore.

Visitors should turn onto Camanche Industrial Park Road from Highway 67 at the 1st Gateway Credit Union and follow the signs to designated parking areas. Water company personnel will be on hand to direct motorists.

More information about the event is available on the company website at https://amwater.com/iaaw/news-community.

About Iowa American Water

Iowa American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water services to approximately 212,000 people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly-traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.