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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Indiana American Water Celebrates Drinking Water Week, Encourages Customers to Protect Water Sourcesarrow

May 09, 2018

Greenwood, Ind. (May 9, 2018) – In recognition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Drinking Water Week, Indiana American Water is encouraging consumers to learn more about their local water source, gain a deeper appreciation for the value of quality drinking water and be more empowered to do their part in protecting the planet’s most precious natural resource. Centered on the theme Protect the Source, Drinking Water Week is observed nationwide May 6-12, offering water professionals and the communities they serve opportunities to join together in recognizing the vital role water plays in their daily lives. “In the four decades since Drinking Water Week was first observed, the challenges of providing quality water have evolved right along with the evolution of society and life,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “While some of ...

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Indiana American Water Reminds Customers That Each Drop Adds Up During Fix a Leak Weekarrow

March 20, 2018

Greenwood, Ind. (March 20, 2018) - Indiana American Water announced today that it is partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promote Fix a Leak Week, which runs March 19-25. The national campaign, part of the EPA’s WaterSense program, raises awareness about small leaks and other water waste that might be occurring within homes. Across the U.S., EPA estimates that U.S. households waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water due to leaks and that the average household could cut 10 percent off their water bill by spending a couple of hours every few months checking for and repairing these leaks.

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Indiana American Water Acquires Georgetown Water System in Southern Indianaarrow

November 17, 2017

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. Sale will result in lower rates for Georgetown residents GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey today announced the company’s acquisition of Georgetown Water, a municipal water utility located in southern Indiana. The purchase of the system adds approximately 1,300 customers to the company’s customer base, which represents a population of approximately 3,500 residents. “The acquisition of this system will provide Georgetown customers with lower rates and access to operations and capital management water professionals and a number of customer service options and payment methods,” said Dewey. “Indiana American Water already provi...

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Indiana American Water warns of water pollution from improper prescription drug disposalarrow

October 27, 2017

GREENWOOD, Ind. -- Instead of flushing old medicines down the drain, Indiana American Water is encouraging customers and all Indiana residents to help eliminate water pollution by participating in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 28, 2017, between 10am and 2pm at DEA approved sites. Prescription drugs when flushed or thrown away can make their way into Hoosier water sources throughout the state, potentially negatively impacting aquatic life, vegetation and wastewater treatment facilities. "We encourage anyone with unused or expired medication to securely drop them off at one of the DEA sites," said Deborah Dewey, Indiana American Water President. "We must keep these items out of our waterways to ensure we keep Indiana’s water resources clean." Although a publication from Harvard Med...

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Indiana American Water Invests More Than $57 Million in Distribution System Improvements During 2016arrow

March 16, 2017

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE:AWK) today announced that it has replaced nearly 41 miles of aging water mains and rehabilitated 10 water tanks in its service areas in 2016. This investment of more than $57 million last year in approximately 260 separate projects across Indiana will improve the reliability and quality of water service to customers while also enhancing fire protection capabilities. “This investment in our water systems replaces aging pipe and rehabilitates water storage tanks that, in many cases, had outlived their usefulness or were in need of significant investment, ensuring that our customers continue to receive quality, reliable water service...

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American Water Names Deborah Dewey President of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Waterarrow

June 17, 2016

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water has named Deborah Dewey president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water effective June 20, 2016. Dewey is replacing Deron Allen, who has decided to leave American Water. Dewey most recently served as the vice president of Operations for Indiana American Water, where she led operations that provide reliable water services to more than 1.2 million people in Indiana. In her new role, Dewey will work to strengthen customer, regulatory and local government relationships while driving operational and financial results. “We are pleased that Deborah will take on this new role at American Water,” said Walter Lynch, chief operating officer of American Water. “S...

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American Water Names Deron E. Allen President of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Waterarrow

November 04, 2015

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water has named Deron E. Allen president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water effective Nov. 11. Allen is replacing Alan DeBoy, who is taking on a new role with American Water as vice president of Operations Excellence. Allen, a native of Richmond, Ind., most recently served as the president of Tennessee American Water, leading operations that provide reliable water services to more than 374,000 people in Tennessee and northern Georgia. In his new role, Allen will work to strengthen customer, regulatory and local government relationships while driving operational and financial results. “We are pleased to see Deron come back to his home state to lead Indian...

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Indiana American Water Acquires American Suburban Utilities Water System in North Central Indianaarrow

September 21, 2015

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water President Alan DeBoy today announced the company’s acquisition of an investor owned water utility in north central Indiana from American Suburban Utilities. The purchase of the system increases the company’s customer base by approximately 330 residents. “The acquisition of this system will provide American Suburban water customers with lower rates and access to operations and capital management water professionals and a number of customer service options and payment methods,” said DeBoy. “Indiana American Water already provides water service to the nearby City of West Lafayette in this part of the state, so this is a good fit for us and a continuation of our ef...

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Indiana American Water Acquires Russiaville Water System in Northern Indianaarrow

July 27, 2015

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. Town’s Residents Approved Sale in November 2014 Referendum GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water President Alan DeBoy today announced the company’s acquisition of Russiaville Water, a municipal water utility located in northern Indiana. The purchase of the system adds approximately 430 customers to the company’s customer base and serves a population of approximately 1,200 residents. “The acquisition of this system will provide Russiaville customers with lower rates and access to operations and capital management water professionals and a number of customer service options and payment methods,” said DeBoy. “Indiana American Water already provides wate...

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