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 Court, to enhance reliability so water is available when our customers need it.”
The Hanley Industrial Ct. project is part of Missouri American Water’s projected $92 million capital investment in water main replacements in St. Louis County in 2020. Already in 2020 the company has replaced more than 30 miles of water main in St. Louis County.
Missouri American Water
Missouri 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 1.5 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. 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.