JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (May 8, 2019) – Indiana American Water today announced it has scheduled an open house for its customers in Charlestown, Ind. The company acquired the system from the City of Charlestown earlier this year and provides water service to approximately 2,900 water customers, which represents a population of more than 7,800 residents.
The open house will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water Street, Charlestown, Ind. Representatives from Indiana American Water will be on hand to meet with customers and provide details on a number of local initiatives, including plans for infrastructure investment and operational enhancements for the system and billing and payment options available to customers. Customers are encouraged to show up anytime during the two-hour period to learn more about the company’s plans. Refreshments will be served.
“We look forward to meeting with our new customers and sharing information on our plans for this system,” said Bill Reedy, Senior Manager of Indiana American Water’s southern and central operations. “We have already made several improvements to our operations here and have additional plans moving forward to further upgrade the community’s water infrastructure and address water quality concerns while, at the same time, providing future rate stability and helping the City of Charlestown to address other pressing needs in the community.”
The acquisition of the Charlestown water system for approximately $13.4 million was approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission last year and closed by Indiana American Water and the City of Charlestown on March 5, 2019.
About Indiana American Water
Indiana 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. 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 more than 14 million people in 46 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 and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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