Are Your Water Meter & Pipes Protected from the Cold?arrow

October 26, 2019

Iowa American Water encourages customers to act now to protect their pipes and water meters from freezing temperatures Davenport, Iowa (October 25, 2019) – Colder temperatures are forecast for next week, and Iowa American Water encourages homeowners that now is the time to safeguard your home plumbing to prevent damage from frozen and burst pipes and water meters that can result in costly repairs and frozen water meter replacement fees along with headaches and unplanned expenses for homeowners. “We want to remind customers that sub-freezing temperatures for an extended period can cause pipes in vulnerable areas to freeze and burst resulting in costly damage,” said Randy Moore, president. “By taking the proper preventive steps now, customers can avoid frozen pipes and water meters and the need to make expensive repairs to damaged plumbing inside and outside o...

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Are Your Water Meter & Pipes Protected from the Cold?arrow

October 26, 2019

Iowa American Water encourages customers to act now to protect their pipes and water meters from freezing temperatures Davenport, Iowa (October 25, 2019) – Colder temperatures are forecast for next week, and Iowa American Water encourages homeowners that now is the time to safeguard your home plumbing to prevent damage from frozen and burst pipes and water meters that can result in costly repairs and frozen water meter replacement fees along with headaches and unplanned expenses for homeowners. “We want to remind customers that sub-freezing temperatures for an extended period can cause pipes in vulnerable areas to freeze and burst resulting in costly damage,” said Randy Moore, president. “By taking the proper preventive steps now, customers can avoid frozen pipes and water meters and the need to make expensive repairs to damaged plumbing inside and outside o...

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Iowa American Water Marks Fifth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water”arrow

October 24, 2019

Emphasizing the Importance of a Resource Often Taken for Granted DAVENPORT, IA--Oct. 23, 2019 — Iowa American Water joined a thousand organizations, educators and businesses today to raise awareness for the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water. Led by the Value of Water Campaign, the day focuses on educating the public about the importance of having accessible water and the crucial need for investment in our water infrastructure nationwide. Though water is imperative to carry out many everyday functions, it remains often overlooked, due to our accessibility to quality water in this country. Not much thought is given to the journey water travels from source to tap, undergoing hundreds of tests and treatments and flowing through many miles of main. It may not come as a surprise that much of Iowa’s aging water infrastructure requires investment, considering pipes in ma...

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Iowa American Water’s Treatment Facility Celebrates Excellence in Workplace Safetyarrow

July 09, 2019

Employees reach nine-year safety milestone without OSHA-recordable incident DAVENPORT, IA (July 9, 2019) – Employees at Iowa American Water’s East River Station Treatment Facility celebrated a significant safety milestone today. Production and water quality employees at the company’s East River Station Treatment Facility have worked nine consecutive years or 3,285 days without experiencing any OSHA recordable incidents. “This is a true testament to the professional and safety-conscious team we have,” said Randy Moore, president. “Our East River Station team is committed not only to providing reliable, high quality water service to our customers in the Iowa Quad Cities but also to following all safety regulations and procedures to keep themselves, their co-workers and our neighbors and community safe.” Iowa American Water conducts regular...

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Iowa American Water to Award almost $11,000 to Five Local Watershed Projects through 2019 Environmental Grant Programarrow

June 11, 2019

Since program began in Iowa a decade ago, almost $87,000 in grants have been awarded to projects that improve, restore or protect local watersheds DAVENPORT, IA (June 11, 2019) – Iowa American Water announced today that five local watershed initiatives will be awarded funding through the company’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will share grant funds totaling $10,900 for community projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds. “Our Environmental Grant Program is designed to help organizations carry out projects that benefit our waterways, raise awareness about the importance of water in our lives and promote community participation,” said Randy Moore, president of Iowa American Water. “We are pleased to support these worthwhile endeavors and extend our appreciation to the individuals and organizations that are making them happen.” Grant applications were...

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THROUGH LATEST WATER QUALITY REPORTS, IOWA AMERICAN WATER CUSTOMERS SEE HOW THEIR WATER MEASURES UP TO NATIONAL & STATE STANDARDSarrow

May 24, 2019

Company’s water quality continues to meet or surpass standards for drinking water Davenport, IA (May 24, 2019) – Iowa American Water announced today that the company’s 2018 Water Quality Reports are now accessible through its website at https://amwater.com/iaaw/water-quality/water-quality-reports, as well as via printed copies that can be mailed to customers. The information in the reports confirms that again this year, Iowa American Water has met or surpassed all standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which are enforced by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, this report compares the quality of water supplied by Iowa American Water against standards established by the EPA and Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The report describes local drinking water source information and shares tes...

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Iowa American Water Helps to Protect the Source This Drinking Water Weekarrow

May 16, 2019

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 7, 2019) — In recognition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Drinking Water Week 2019, Iowa American Water encourages customers to recognize the vital role water plays in their everyday lives, and how to protect and preserve our world’s most precious natural resource. Drinking Water Week, being observed nationwide this week from May 5 – 11, centers once again on the theme Protect the Source. “Though we have come a long way in terms of our water treatments and services, there is still a lot of work to be done and challenges to overcome,” said Randy Moore, President, Iowa American Water. “The hardest being that water is often taken for granted. Every single day, a person turns on his or her tap to bathe; brush teeth; or get water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. And unless the person notices something unusual, water quality is never given another tho...

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Iowa American Water Issues Drinking Water Safety Assurancearrow

May 01, 2019

Treatment plant secure; Drinking water continues to meet all quality standards DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2019) As the Mississippi River crests to one of the highest levels on record, residents in the Iowa Quad Cities served by Iowa American Water can have absolute confidence that their drinking water continues to meet all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Safe Drinking Water Act standards and regulations. Despite the flooding that is occurring in the Quad Cities, Iowa American Water’s treatment plant along the bank of the Mississippi River is secure and protected by the permanent floodwall that was constructed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. “We want to stress to our customers that their drinking water continues to meet all U.S. EPA standards for safety. As we always do, we will continue to take all safety precautions necessary to protect our water treatm...

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Iowa American Water Schedules Water Main Flushing in Clintonarrow

April 16, 2019

Routine distribution system maintenance to occur April 15 - 26 CLINTON, IA (April 12, 2019) Iowa American Water is planning to conduct water main flushing in Clinton beginning on Monday, April 15 and continuing through Friday, April 26. This routine work is being done as part of an annual water main flushing program that enhances customer water service by flushing or cleaning mineral deposits and sediment from water mains. Iowa American Water maintains and inspects over 1,200 fire hydrants annually in Clinton. “The flushing program is designed not only to maintain a high quality of water in the Clinton distribution system but to inspect and operate all of our fire hydrants to assure they are in good working order as well,” said Jarrek Lucke, operations superintendent for the Clinton district. The flushing is set to begin in downtown Clinton on April 15. Much of the f...

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IOWA AMERICAN WATER SETS OUT TO SAVE HOMEOWNERS ON THEIR WATER BILLS DURING THE EPA’S FIX A LEAK WEEK, MARCH 18-24arrow

March 21, 2019

Leak repair awareness and how-to campaign focuses on empowering individuals and businesses to stop wasting money and water Davenport, IA (March 20, 2019) – Iowa American Water is leveraging the nationwide awareness campaign taking place during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week in order to advance local wise water use goals as well as provide a savings to homeowners, property owners and businesses in the communities it serves. The annual Fix a Leak Week is a campaign organized by the EPA’s WaterSource program, and this year will be observed from March 18-24. The national campaign helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water issues that may waste water within homes. Iowa American Water is taking the campaign one step further to emphasize the huge impact individuals and businesses can make by, in essence, spending a little ti...

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