Pennsylvania American Water Announces Supplier Summit

Pittsburgh-area event to identify diverse suppliers for local sourcing opportunities

Pittsburgh, Pa. (March 23, 2023) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today that the company is hosting a supplier summit on Thursday, April 13, 2023. This in-person event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at 500 Mansfield Avenue in Greentree. The event is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., and a box lunch will be provided.

“Pennsylvania American Water plans to invest more than $2 billion into our water and wastewater systems during the next several years, and we remain focused on advancing an inclusive supply chain to strengthen local economies and reflect all the communities that we serve,” said Pennsylvania American Water President Justin Ladner.

The company strongly encourages attendance from certified VBE, WBE, MBE, LGBTQ, Disabled, and Service-Disabled owned companies that provide the following services:

  • General Contractors
  • Water and Sewer Line Construction
  • Site Excavation
  • Paving
  • Building Construction
  • Roofing
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Painting
  • Tank Rehab/painting/Construction
  • Engineering Services
  • Residual Removal/Hauling


Ladner added, “this event will allow attendees to network with our primary contractors and major suppliers, whom we count on to support supplier diversity by creating a competitive procurement process for diverse subcontractors and suppliers.”  

Interested companies can register for the event here. Once registered, interested vendor information will be forwarded to the appropriate company Supply Chain strategic buyer. For more information about doing business with Pennsylvania American Water and the company’s supplier diversity program, visit  

Pennsylvania 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 wastewater services to approximately 2.4 million people. For more information, visit and follow Pennsylvania American Water on Twitter and Facebook.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs approximately 6,500 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and American Water on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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