Missouri American Water Submits Rate Review Request to Missouri Public Service Commissionarrow

June 30, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS Request driven by $950 million investment in water and sewer systems from 2018 through mid-2022 ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) to review its water and sewer rates following an extensive examination of investments to provide safe and reliable water and sewer service. The rate review includes $920 million in water system improvements and $30 million in sewer system improvements from January 2018 to May 2022. “We carefully plan and invest in our water and sewer systems to provide safe, clean, and reliable service to nearly 1.5 million Missourians in more than 200 communities across the state,” said Debbie Dewey, president of Missouri American Water. “The...

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Missouri American Water Submits Rate Review Request to Missouri Public Service Commissionarrow

June 29, 2020

Request driven by $950 million investment in water and sewer systems from 2018 through mid-2022 ST. LOUIS, Mo. (June 30, 2020) – Missouri American Water today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) to review its water and sewer rates following an extensive examination of investments to provide safe and reliable water and sewer service. The rate review includes $920 million in water system improvements and $30 million in sewer system improvements from January 2018 to May 2022. “We carefully plan and invest in our water and sewer systems to provide safe, clean, and reliable service to nearly 1.5 million Missourians in more than 200 communities across the state,” said Debbie Dewey, president of Missouri American Water. “These investments are key to our commitment to provide outstanding service and reliability, both now and for fu...

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American Water Charitable Foundation, Missouri American Water Team Up to Provide $25,000 in Grants to COVID-19 Relief Agenciesarrow

June 10, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Water Charitable Foundation and Missouri American Water have partnered to award $25,000 in grants to non-profit organizations across the state helping communities battle the effects of the ongoing health emergency. The American Water Charitable Foundation provided $300,000 in grants across the country in communities served by American Waters, with $25,000 coming to Missouri. Each of the Missouri non-profits that received an award experienced an increased demand for their services due to COVID-19. The following organizations received a grant: - $10,000 to Operation Food Search, providing food assistance throughout the St. Louis region, including to children impacted by school closures - $2,500 to Pivotal Point Transitional Housing, addressing situational homelessn...

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Voters in Taos and Trimble Vote for Missouri American Water to Provide Sewer Servicearrow

June 03, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Tuesday residents in Taos and Trimble overwhelmingly voted for Missouri American Water to become their trusted provider of sewer service. “We are so honored by the opportunity to serve residents and businesses in Trimble and Taos,” said Debbie Dewey, president of Missouri American Water. “Voters in both of these cities recognized the benefits of our tremendous experience and expertise, and we look forward to becoming a part of their communities as we begin providing safe and reliable sewer service.” Over the next five years Missouri American Water has committed to investing $1 million in the Trimble sewer system and $700,000 in the Taos sewer system. These investments will fund improvements that are critical for maintaining regulatory compliance and system reliability. T...

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Missouri American Water Replacing Aged Water Mains in Ballwin and Unincorporated St. Louis County, Including a Road Closure arrow

June 01, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is replacing a pair of water mains in St. Louis County, including one with an estimated three-month road closure. The company will be closing a section of Heege Rd. in unincorporated St. Louis County for approximately three months beginning Monday, June 1. The company will be working ahead of a St. Louis County bridge project, replacing 450 feet of 16-inch cast iron main from the 1950s with 16-inch ductile iron main between Birkenhead Dr. and Valcour Ave. Drivers are advised to find alternate routes; the road will be completely closed, including to local traffic. “The Heege Road project is a great example of Missouri American Water working with St. Louis County to save customers money as we make long-term investments in our water system,” said Debbie D...

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Missouri American Water to Construct New Service Center in North St. Louis County to Better Serve Customersarrow

May 26, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is beginning construction of a new 10,000 square foot service center in North St. Louis County to better serve customers in the area. The new service center, located at 9040 Frost Street in Berkeley, will increase efficiency by bringing approximately 50 employees within a 15-minute drive of most customers in North County. This will allow for faster responses to emergency main breaks and reduce travel time to customer service appointments. “This investment will enhance our ability to provide outstanding service and reliability to our customers, who are at the center of everything we do,” said Debbie Dewey, president of Missouri American Water. “We carefully chose this location to allow our employees to respond more quickly to water main breaks and other...

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Missouri American Water Improves Its Emergency Testing Protocol with Installation of Sampling Stationsarrow

May 18, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is improving its ability to collect water samples for testing in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. The company has recently installed 19 water quality sampling stations in the two counties. The sampling stations, which look like small green booths, allow Missouri American Water to collect water samples from various points in its distribution system without the need to enter a premise or interact with the public. “These sampling stations are particularly important for Missouri American Water during the ongoing health emergency because they allow us to collect water samples quickly and safely while many buildings are closed and customers continue to shelter in place,” said Debbie Dewey, President of Missouri American Water. “We are committed to providi...

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Missouri American Water Replacing Aged Water Main on Hanley Industrial Ct. in Brentwoodarrow

May 11, 2020

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is replacing a water main with a history of breaks in an industrial area of Brentwood. Hanley Industrial Court in Brentwood will see more than 3,300 feet of water main from the 1960s replaced and upsized during a recently begun project. Cast iron main that is 8 inches in diameter will be replaced by 12-inch ductile iron main in a project expected to be completed in June. “As the St. Louis and Missouri economies continue to deal with the effects of the ongoing health emergency, it is critical that businesses are able depend on the delivery of safe, clean, reliable water service,” said Debbie Dewey, President of Missouri American Water. “We are continuing our planned system investments, like this important pipe replacement project in Hanley Industrial Co...

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Missouri American Water Recommends Large Building Operators and Schools to Flush Pipes to Maintain Water Quality arrow

May 04, 2020

Dateline City: JOPLIN, Mo. Company Remains Committed to Delivering Clean, Safe, Reliable Water & Wastewater Services JOPLIN, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water remains committed to keeping our customers informed as we continue to deliver, clean, safe and reliable water and wastewater services to you during the COVID-19 public health emergency. As buildings reopen, businesses, school districts and property management teams will begin the process of restarting building systems that have been dormant for a significant amount of time, including making sure that water systems and equipment are in working order. Missouri American Water encourages large building owners and operators to adopt a proactive approach that includes proper flushing procedures, assuring the ...

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Missouri American Water Finalizing Work on Little Muddy Interceptor Project in Arnoldarrow

April 28, 2020

Other Arnold sewer work includes ongoing system maintenance to meet demand ARNOLD, Mo. (April 20, 2020) – Missouri American Water is finalizing work on its Little Muddy Interceptor project, which upsizes and lines sewer mains in the area behind Shady Court sloping toward the Meramec River behind Manufacturers Drive in Arnold. The work is expected to be completed by the end of April at an investment of $2.7 million. “When we purchased the Arnold sewer system in 2015, one of the primary challenges was that many of the sewer mains were too small for a growing city. Over the past several years we have fulfilled our promise of investing $5 million to improve the system so it can better serve area customers,” said Debbie Dewey, President of Missouri American Water. “Missouri American Water has the ability to efficiently make needed investments in communities ac...

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