Indiana American Water Seeks Recovery for Investment of More Than $542 Million in Infrastructure Upgradesarrow

September 14, 2018

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water today filed a petition with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to adjust its rates for water service in the communities it serves across the state. Indiana American Water’s ongoing infrastructure investments are the primary driver behind the request. The company is including more than $542 million of water infrastructure investments in its request. The investments are necessary to maintain and enhance service, water quality, system reliability, and fire protection capabilities for customers while keeping the cost of water service for most households their most affordable utility bill at about a penny per gallon. The company last filed for new ra...

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Indiana American Water Kicks Off $11 Million Kokomo Water Treatment System Upgradearrow

Indiana American Water Kicks Off $11 Million Kokomo Water Treatment System Upgrade
August 22, 2018

(Kokomo, Ind., August 22, 2018) – Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), joined Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, community leaders and project partners at a ground breaking ceremony today in Kokomo, Ind. to kick off a major upgrade to the company’s water treatment facilities on the city’s east side. The $11 million investment includes construction of a new facility that will upgrade the system’s treatment process to improve water quality and help the company to meet new, more stringent water quality regulations, enhance efficiency, system reliability, and plant safety. “From its earliest days, the Kokomo area’s water resources have played an important role in the development and continued success of the area over the last two centuries,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “While we ha...

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Indiana American Water Lead Service Line Replacement Plan Approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission arrow

July 31, 2018

Greenwood, Ind. (July 31, 2018) – Indiana American Water today announced the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved its lead service line plan filed earlier this year. Indiana American Water is the first water utility in the state to file a plan for lead service line replacement following passage of House Enrolled Act 1519 in 2017. HEA 1519 contained, among other things, a process for water utilities to obtain authority to replace customer-owned lead service lines, even though the lines are not owned by the utility. “The State of Indiana has taken a leadership position in several water issues over the last several years, including passing legislation that ultimately will positively impact water quality and our customers,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “With the approval of our lead service line replacement plan, we are positio...

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Indiana American Water Encourages Safe Use of Fireworks to Reduce Water Pollutionarrow

July 03, 2018

GREENWOOD, Ind. (July 3, 2018) – Although fireworks displays are considered by most of us to be as patriotic as the American flag and apple pie, they can contaminate our lakes and waterways if not handled properly. Indiana American Water, the state’s largest investor-owned water utility, encourages everyone lighting off fireworks to keep them away from local water sources to help reduce the amount of contaminants entering Indiana’s waterways. Recent studies have shown that many fireworks and the waste they create, may contain certain compounds that can contaminate water supplies and present health concerns. This is especially important for Hoosiers, since Indiana is one of more than two dozen states that allows the use of most all types of consumer fireworks. In recent years, there have been many developments to create newer, greener pyrotechnics. However, a commo...

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Indiana American Water Kicks Off $45 Million Richmond Water Treatment Plant Upgradearrow

Indiana American Water Kicks Off $45 Million Richmond Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
June 26, 2018

Dateline City: RICHMOND, Ind. RICHMOND, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), joined Richmond Mayor David Snow, community leaders and project partners at a ground breaking ceremony Monday, June 25, 2018 in Richmond, Ind. to kick off a major upgrade to the company’s water treatment facility on the city’s northeast side. The $45 million project includes construction of a new water treatment facility to replace the existing one located near Middlefork Reservoir on the city’s northeast side. The new facility will improve water quality and help the company to meet new, more stringent water quality regulations, reduce disinfection by-products in the finished drinking water and enhance plant safety. ...

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Indiana American Water Kicks Off $45 Million Richmond Water Treatment Plant Upgradearrow

June 26, 2018

Dateline City: RICHMOND, Ind. RICHMOND, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), joined Richmond Mayor David Snow, community leaders and project partners at a ground breaking ceremony Monday, June 25, 2018 in Richmond, Ind. to kick off a major upgrade to the company’s water treatment facility on the city’s northeast side. The $45 million project includes construction of a new water treatment facility to replace the existing one located near Middlefork Reservoir on the city’s northeast side. The new facility will improve water quality and help the company to meet new, more stringent water quality regulations, reduce disinfection by-products in the finished drinking water and enhance plant safety. ...

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Indiana American Water Kicks Off Second Phase of Muncie Water Treatment Plant Upgradearrow

Indiana American Water Kicks Off Second Phase of Muncie Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
June 12, 2018

(Muncie, Ind., June 11, 2018) – Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), today joined Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler, community leaders and project partners at a ground breaking ceremony in Muncie, Ind. to kick off the second phase of a major upgrade to the company’s water treatment facility on the city’s southeast side. The $23 million project will replace the existing White River intake and antiquated and obsolete raw water pumping facilities. It also includes significant upgrades to the treatment and disinfection process that will help the company to meet new more stringent water quality regulations, reduce disinfection by-products in the finished drinking water, and enhance plant safety.   “These investments in our treatment facility are a major step forward in delivering on our commitment to quality water service to ou...

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Consumer Confidence Reports Show Water from Indiana American Water Meets or Exceeds All Federal and State Standards for Drinking Waterarrow

May 24, 2018

GREENWOOD, Ind. (May 24, 2018) – Indiana American Water today announced that copies of its 2017 Consumer Confidence Reports (also known as your annual Water Quality Report) are now available online at https://amwater.com/inaw/water-quality/water-quality-reports. “We are pleased to report that the water supplied to our customers last year was of higher quality than required by state and federal drinking water regulations,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “Our consistently high water quality and the commitment we make to ensure it distinguishes us as a leading water supplier. “Our team of water quality and plant operation professionals works hard every day to ensure the highest quality water service for our customers,” said Dewey. “These results are a testament to their dedication and expertise.” The annual water...

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Indiana American Water Joins the Nation in Efforts to Elevate the Infrastructure Conversation and Mobilize Action During Infrastructure Weekarrow

May 24, 2018

GREENWOOD, Ind. (May 17, 2018) – In support of Infrastructure Week 2018, Indiana American Water is adding its voice to local advocacy conversations and taking steps to help customers better understand the toll that aging infrastructure is taking on their lives today as well as that of future generations. Indiana American Water is a subsidiary of American Water, which annually invests more than $1 billion nationwide to help address the most critical water infrastructure issues. Being held this year from May 14-21, Infrastructure Week is a national week of events, media coverage, education and issue advocacy designed to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America's economy, society, security and future. Central to Indiana American Water’s activities for the week, as well as year-round, is remedying America’s water and wastewater systems, which in 2...

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Indiana American Water Announces 2018 Environmental Grant Program Winnersarrow

May 11, 2018

GREENWOOD, Ind., (May 11, 2018) – Indiana American Water announced today that it is awarding $12,650 to four organizations across the state as part of its 2018 Environmental Grant Program. Winners include the City of Terre Haute, Tippecanoe County Partnership for Water Quality, Floyd County Farm Bureau, and the Shelbyville High School Earth Club. Established in 2005, the company’s Environmental Grant Program offers funds for innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies in the communities it serves. “Although we received a dozen entries this year as a part of this program, we have selected four projects we felt best met the criteria and will have the greatest impact on local water sources in the areas we serve,” said Deborah Dewey, president of Indiana American Wa...

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