Missouri American Water Proud to Support St. Louis Youth Sports Outreach, Led by Company Employee Billy Mayhall, Following Documentaryarrow

December 05, 2018

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS St. Louis Youth Sports Outreach featured on episode of Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is getting into the sports industry, thanks to a generous and enterprising employee. Missouri American Water is proud to announce a donation of $1,500 to support St. Louis Youth Sports Outreach (STLYSO), founded and led by company employee Billy Mayhall, following STLYSO’s appearance on the online documentary show Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe on Dec. 4. Media are invited to a check presentation ceremony between Missouri American Water and STLYSO at 1 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the STLYSO headquarters at 9424 Everman, Overl...

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Missouri American Water Awards 28 Fire Fighter Grants to Communities Throughout the Statearrow

November 20, 2018

Dateline City: JOPLIN, Mo. Funds used by local fire departments for necessary equipment and training JOPLIN, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water has awarded over $33,000 in Fire Fighter Grants to Fire Departments in communities throughout the state. The annual program provides grant opportunities to fire departments within Missouri American Water service territories, and exist to strengthen partnerships with local communities by providing financial assistance to the organizations that provide fire protection and emergency services. “As funding for local fire departments continues to be a struggle throughout the state, this grant program can assist in providing critical equipment and...

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Missouri American Water Finishes Project to Improve Sewer Lines; Plans to Upsize, Reroute Sewer Mains as Part of its Commitment to Arnoldarrow

November 14, 2018

Dateline City: ARNOLD, Mo. ARNOLD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is wrapping up one sewer project and planning for another in Arnold, Mo. at a combined cost of $2.7 million. The projects are part of the company’s commitment to invest $5 million in Arnold in the first four years after taking ownership in 2015. Missouri American Water is in the final stages of a project to line approximately 7,000 feet of sewer lines in the city with what is known as Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP). The lining strengthens existing lines and shores up any leaks. In addition, the company will soon begin upsizing and relocating portions of sewer lines in Arnold. That work is in the design phase, with construction tentatively scheduled to begin in ...

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Missouri American Water Plans $240,000 Investment on Secondary Basin Equipment Upgrade in Jefferson Cityarrow

November 12, 2018

Dateline City: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is beginning work on a project to replace equipment in its secondary water treatment basin at its Jefferson City plant beginning on Nov. 9. The $240,000 project, scheduled to last through mid-December, will upgrade secondary flocculation equipment. This upgrade to the system’s treatment process will improve water quality and help the company to meet new, more stringent, water quality regulations while enhancing efficiency, system reliability, and plant safety. “The current equipment is more than 50 years old and replacement parts are obsolete and difficult or impossible to find,” said Curtis Wheat, senior supervisor of operations. “Some of the curren...

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Missouri American Water Named Recipient of WIFIA Loan for Projects That Benefit Customers in St. Louis County, Joplinarrow

November 01, 2018

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water has been named a recipient of a loan from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act project for two projects. The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (WIFIA) established the WIFIA program, a federal credit program administered by EPA for eligible water and wastewater infrastructure projects. The WIFIA program accelerates investment in our nation’s water infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects. “These low-interest loans are a great mechanism to allow us to start and complete critical projects with better financing than previously available, all to benefit our custo...

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Missouri American Water Plans Pipeline Upgrades on Multiple Streets in Jefferson Cityarrow

October 31, 2018

Dateline City: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water has begun five projects to upgrade infrastructure in its Jefferson City district at a combined investment of approximately $1.45 million. Five water main projects, including replacements, relocations and installations, will ensure Missouri American Water continues to provide safe, reliable water service to customers in Jefferson City. Airport Road: Missouri American Water will be installing approximately 250 feet of new 6-inch PVC water main and retiring old main. Oil Well Rd: The company will be installing approximately 790 feet of new 8-inch PVC water main and replacing 1,975 feet of existing 4-inch main with new 8-inc...

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Missouri American Water Recognized During Metro Water Infrastructure Partnership (MWIP) Farewell Dinnerarrow

October 19, 2018

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As a member organization, Missouri American Water was recognized at an awards ceremony signifying the conclusion of the Metro Water Infrastructure Partnership (MWIP). MWIP, an organization dedicated to advancing community conversations about the importance of investing in our region’s water and wastewater infrastructure, recently awarded member institutions for their years of work on behalf of the organization. “While the work of educating the people of the St. Louis region about the need to properly invest in our aging infrastructure will continue, MWIP as an organization will disband,” said Curt Skouby, President of MWIP and Director of the City of St. Louis Water Department. “MWIP has ...

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Missouri American Water Plans Pipeline Upgrades on Multiple Streets in Mexicoarrow

October 18, 2018

Dateline City: MEXICO, Mo. MEXICO, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is planning to begin three projects to upgrade infrastructure in its Mexico district beginning Oct. 22. Three water main replacements, at a combined investment of $825,000, will ensure Missouri American Water continues to provide safe, reliable water service to customers in Mexico. East Jackson Street, from Agricultural Street to Grand Street: We will be investing $365,000 to install 1,200 feet of new 8-inch ductile iron water main. The new 8-inch main will be replacing 6-inch cast iron main. Kelley Parkway, from Doreli Lane to South Clark Street: We will be investing more than $100,000 to install 230 feet of new 8-inch ductile ...

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Missouri American Water Named Best Employer in the Water and Wastewater Industry – Operationsarrow

October 16, 2018

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water has been named the Best Employer in the Water and Wastewater Industry in the category of Operations by Hunter Crown, a boutique Executive Search and Recruiting company. The recognition comes as a part of the 2nd Annual Best Employers to Work for contest. Thirteen nominations were received from the employees of some of the most recognized and innovative companies in the industry. Thanks to the insightful employee feedback from multiple companies, the award was given to outstanding organizations in the water and wastewater industry across eight categories. “It is an honor to be recognized as a best employer in our industry, and I am proud to see our organization acknowled...

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Missouri American Water Joins MoWARN, a Statewide Water and Wastewater Emergency Management Networkarrow

October 08, 2018

Dateline City: ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is now more ready than ever to help in the event of a statewide emergency. The company has partnered with other water and wastewater providers across the state via the Missouri Rural Water Association to join MoWARN, an organization designed to allow members to borrow resources from other members on an as-needed basis for emergency management. MoWARN, or the Missouri Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network, allows water and wastewater utility members to easily share equipment, expertise and manpower when those member systems are facing an emergency. “Missouri American Water is the largest water and wastewater provider in the state, and we want to be a good nei...

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