Indiana American Water Files Stipulation & Settlement Agreement Regarding Rate Requestarrow

March 19, 2019

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water today announced an all-party settlement agreement regarding its rate request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). The agreement is subject to approval by the IURC. “We have made significant investments in aging infrastructure over the last several years to ensure service reliability, water quality and fire protection for our customers across the state, while holding our operating and maintenance expenses relatively flat,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “At the same time, we have maintained top-quartile customer service, enhanced our water quality and environmental compliance record, and reduced water loss in our distribution sys...

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American Water Names Matthew Prine President of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Waterarrow

March 13, 2019

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. Deborah Dewey named president of Missouri American Water GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water has named Matthew Prine president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water effective March 25, 2019. Prine is replacing Deborah Dewey, who has been named president of Missouri American Water. “We are excited to have both Matt and Debbie take on new expanded roles at American Water,” said American Water’s chief operating officer, Walter Lynch. “We thank Debbie for her leadership in Indiana. First serving as the head of operations and then becoming president in 2016, Debbie has done a tremendous job. “We are also excited for Mat...

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Indiana American Water Acquires Charlestown Water System in Southern Indianaarrow

March 07, 2019

Dateline City: GREENWOOD, Ind. GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey today announced the company’s acquisition of Charlestown Water, a municipal water utility located in southern Indiana. The purchase of the system adds approximately 2,900 customers to the company’s customer base, which represents a population of more than 7,800 residents. “The acquisition of this system will provide Charlestown customers with 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 to several nearby communities, so this is a good fit for us and a continuation of our efforts to help provide cost-effect...

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Indiana American Water Accepting Applications for 2019 Environmental Grant Programarrow

February 08, 2019

GREENWOOD, IND. February 1, 2019 - Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it is accepting applications for its 2019 Environmental Grant Program. 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 through partnerships. Several grants for a combined total of approximately $10,000 will be awarded in 2019. The program is designed to support diverse types of activities, such as watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts, biodiversity projects, streamside buffer restoration projects, wellhead protection initiatives, hazardous waste collection efforts, and surface or groundwater protection education. “Ensuring we have clean water now and in the future is ...

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Indiana American Water Urges Customers to Prepare for Cold Weatherarrow

Indiana American Water Urges Customers to Prepare for Cold Weather
January 28, 2019

GREENWOOD, Ind. (January 28, 2019)  – With predictions of much colder weather across the state this week, Indiana American Water is urging customers to take action to secure homes and businesses against freezing pipes. “With much of the state in the deep freeze over the next several days, we are encouraging customers to prepare now to protect their plumbing system against the extreme cold,” said Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey. “Failing to protect your plumbing from cold temperatures can be disruptive and very costly. When ice expands inside pipes, it can crack and burst them, leaving homeowners with a costly plumbing bill, and thousands of dollars in water damage.” Luckily, these problems are preventable by evaluating areas of vulnerability and taking certain precautions. Implementing the following winterization tips now can help a...

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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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