Ribbon Cutting Planned for Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 11 AM
SADORUS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illinois American Water and the Village of Sadorus are celebrating the
completion of a significant community water quality investment. The
community is invited to attend the ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Sept.
26, 2018, at 11 a.m. The event will be held at Sadorus Village Hall
located at 115 E. Market Street in Sadorus.
Less than a year after acquiring the Village of Sadorus water system,
Illinois American Water began installing a three-mile pipeline to
connect Sadorus to its Champaign County distribution system. This
investment of approximately $1.2 million has been completed, improving
local water quality.
“Everyone should have access to quality drinking water at their tap. We
are very proud to provide this critical service to Sadorus residents,”
said Dave Farrar, senior manager of field operations and production.
Village of Sadorus Mayor John Deedrick said, “The sale of the Village
water system to Illinois American Water ensured our community would
receive quality water at an affordable price. Their expertise and
commitment to investing in infrastructure is a benefit to our public
health and economic future."
Illinois American Water acquired the Village of Sadorus water system at
the end of March 2017. The Village of Sadorus Board voted in favor of
the sale in April 2016 and the Illinois Commerce Commission approved the
sale for $240,000 on Feb. 1, 2017.
Future investment projects in Sadorus will include upgrading undersized,
outdated water mains. New fire hydrants will also be installed to
enhance fire protection.
For more information about Illinois American Water, visit www.illinoisamwater.com.
About Illinois American Water – Illinois 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
and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people. American
Water also operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality
control and research laboratory in Belleville. 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 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide
regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related
services to over 14 million people in 45 states and Ontario, Canada.
American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water
services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For
more information, visit amwater.com
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External Affairs Manager