Indiana American Water To Move Forward With Charlestown Water Acquisition After Favorable Appeals Court Rulingarrow

January 03, 2019

  (Jeffersonville, Ind., January 2, 2019) – Indiana American Water today announced it is moving forward with its acquisition of the Charlestown water system after a favorable ruling on December 31, 2018 from the Indiana Court of Appeals denied a local opposition group’s request to block the sale. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved the sale in March of last year for $13.4 million. “We are obviously pleased with the ruling from the Indiana Court of Appeals and look forward to closing on the acquisition as soon as possible,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “After the closing, we plan to do a complete evaluation and develop the best solutions for keeping our commitment to solving the system’s water quality and water age issues as quickly as possible.” Charlestown Mayor Bob Hall is also enthusiastic a...

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Indiana American Water Acquires Sheridan Water and Wastewater Systems in Central Indianaarrow

December 21, 2018

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey today announced the company’s acquisition of the Town of Sheridan’s water and wastewater systems in central Indiana. The purchase of the system adds more than 2,500 water and wastewater customers to the company’s customer base, which represents a population of more than 3,000 residents. “The acquisition of this system will help hold rates down for Sheridan customers as needed investments are made and also provide access to operations and capital management water professionals and a number of customer service options and payment methods,” said Dewey. “Indiana American Water already provides water and wastewater service to several nearby communit...

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Indiana American Water Acquires Sheridan Water & Wastewater Systems in Central Indianaarrow

Indiana American Water Acquires Sheridan Water & Wastewater Systems in Central Indiana
December 21, 2018

GREENWOOD, Ind. (December 21, 2018) – Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey today announced the company’s acquisition of the Town of Sheridan’s water and wastewater systems in central Indiana. The purchase of the system adds more than 2,500 water and wastewater customers to the company’s customer base, which represents a population of more than 3,000 residents. “The acquisition of this system will help hold rates down for Sheridan customers as needed investments are made and also provide access to operations and capital management water professionals and a number of customer service options and payment methods,” said Dewey. “Indiana American Water already provides water and wastewater service to several nearby communities, so this is a good fit for us and a continuation of our efforts to expand our presence across Indiana.” &...

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Indiana American Water Kicks Off Second Phase of $8.5 Million Transmission Main Project in Northwest Indianaarrow

Indiana American Water Kicks Off Second Phase of $8.5 Million Transmission Main Project in Northwest Indiana
November 03, 2018

(Gary, Ind., November 2, 2018) – Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), joined Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, community leaders and project partners at a ground breaking ceremony Friday, November 2, 2018 to kick off phase two of a major transmission main replacement project in northwest Indiana. The project includes installing nearly two miles of 36” water main in Gary, Ind. to replace an existing 20” water main that is nearly a century old. The project, which will replace older steel and cast iron pipe that has experienced numerous breaks, runs along 13th, 12th and 11th Avenues from Chase Street to Monroe Street. The project will enhance system flows, reliability and firefighting capabilities and will also mitigate occurrences of low system pressures and enable the company to avoid the cost of having to replace two existing bel...

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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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