Tennessee American Water to Host Splash Day at the Chattanooga Lookoutsarrow

June 19, 2019

Day Game on June 26 Will Feature Fun Water Activities Chattanooga, Tenn. (June 19, 2019) Tennessee American Water is sponsoring Splash Day at AT&T Field at the Lookouts on June 26. Over 1500 campers from various area youth camps will be in attendance. Media is invited to attend. “We are excited to be joining the Lookouts on this fun-filled day,” said Tennessee American Water president Darlene Williams. “We encourage residents to come out with their families and children and support our Lookouts. We’ll have water-related activities onsite for visitors to learn how water touches our lives, even in baseball!” Tennessee American Water’s mascot “Puddles” will be making their debut and entertaining the crowd between innings with the Lookouts’ mascot “Looie.” The Chattanooga Fire Department, Creative Discovery Museum...

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GOOOAAAAL!! Phillip D. Glass Sports Chattanooga Football Club Shirtarrow

June 03, 2019

New Shirt Marks the Official Start of CFC Season Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 14, 2019) – Phillip D. Glass, the Tennessee American Water icon that sits atop the company’s landmark water storage tank on Amnicola Highway, is helping kick off Chattanooga Football Club (CFC) National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) season by sporting a jersey with the Club’s logo. Now in its 10th year, Chattanooga FC’s first home match against Greenville FC takes place on May 18 at Finley Stadium, 7:30 p.m. “Tennessee American Water is proud to show its support for Chattanooga Football Club, which has served as a catalyst for Chattanooga’s soccer community,” said Director of Operations Kevin Kruchinski. “It’s been exciting to watch the growing support for the sport, whether it’s watching our kids play, playing ourselves or being a fan at Finley sta...

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Tennessee American Water & Chattanooga State Host Inaugural Elementary Science Olympiad for Marion Countyarrow

June 03, 2019

New Olympiad is Modeled After the Hamilton County Event – Now in Its 13th Year Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 8, 2019) – Tennessee American Water partnered with the Marion County Department of Education and Chattanooga State Community College to launch the inaugural Elementary Science Olympiad today. The Marion County event is modeled after the one in Hamilton County. The Elementary Science Olympiad took place Wednesday, May 8 for both counties at their respective Chattanooga State campuses. The Olympiad began in 2006 as a partnership between Chattanooga State, Hamilton County Department of Education and Tennessee American Water to spark an interest in the sciences at an early age. “We are excited to expand this event to students into neighboring Marion County,” said Tennessee American Water engineering manager Kurt Stafford. “We are committed to suppor...

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Spring Cleaning Good Time to Dispose of Old Medications Properlyarrow

June 03, 2019

Drug Take Back at 16 Local Sites Makes It Convenient to Drop Off Medications Chattanooga, Tenn. (April 22, 2019) – The Bi-Annual National Drug Take Back will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off our streets. Local residents are encouraged to simply drive up and drop off their old medications – prescriptions or over-the-counter -- for proper disposal at one of the 13 Hamilton County area locations. Other counties participating include Marion, Bradley and Sequatchie. Locations in Hamilton County: Walgreens in Hixson - 5478 TN Highway 153 Walgreens in East Brainerd - 2289 Gunbarrel Road Mt. Canaan Baptist Church – 4801 Hwy. 58 Sam’s Club – 6101 Lee Highway Elk’s Lodge #91 – 1069 Graysville Road Food City in Red Bank - 3901 Dayton Boulevard Orch...

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Tennessee American Water Encourages Customers to Fix Leaks and Prevent Water Waste during Fix A Leak Weekarrow

June 03, 2019

Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 19, 2019) – Tennessee American Water is promoting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week to help decrease water waste. The annual Fix a Leak Week campaign, organized by the EPA’s WaterSense program, will be observed this week, March 18-24. The national campaign helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water issues that may waste water within homes and businesses. “For Tennessee American Water, this week is about empowering our customers to use water wisely,” said Kevin Kruchinski, director of operations. “The average residence loses 10,000 gallons of water per year. If each customer does their part, a huge impact can be made to prevent water waste.” According to the EPA, more than one trillion gallons of water is lost every year due to leaks in homes across the U.S. “T...

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Tennessee American Water names Darlene Williams as presidentarrow

June 03, 2019

Valoria Armstrong to lead American Water’s National Government Affairs & Community Development CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 13, 2019) – Tennessee American has named Darlene Williams president of Tennessee American Water, effective March 25, 2019. Williams replaces Valoria Armstrong, who will lead American Water’s national government affairs and community development efforts. “We are so pleased to have both Val and Darlene expand their roles at American Water,” said Walter Lynch, chief operating officer at American Water. “Val has been a true leader here in Tennessee since becoming president in 2015. She also has a long history of participating in the public process as the first woman and youngest president elected to lead the local chapter of NAACP from 2005 to 2012. We are excited to have her lead our national government efforts and further str...

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Tennessee American Water Sponsors New Island Life Exhibit at Tennessee Aquariumarrow

June 03, 2019

Galapagos Tortoise Sculpture Fun & Educational Feature for All Ages Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 12, 2019) – On March 15, the Tennessee Aquarium opens its new exhibit Island Life, which features a Galapagos Tortoise sculpture sponsored by Tennessee American Water. This new gallery, located inside the Ocean Journey building, will take guests on an island-hopping tour around the world to meet creatures that have never been seen at the Aquarium. The climbable, life-sized bronze sculpture of the Galapagos Tortoise is on the interactive discovery path for children with numerous pint-sized features. Along with helping appreciate the massive size of these long-lived creatures, this replica will also be the place many memories are captured as families snap selfies together. “We are proud to support Tennessee Aquarium’s newest exhibit with the addition of the Galapa...

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Tennessee American Water’s Annual Water Quality Report Available Online arrow

June 03, 2019

Water Utility Earns 19-Year Directors Award through the Partnership for Safe Water Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 8, 2019) – Tennessee American Water announces that the company’s 2018 Consumer Confidence Reports (Water Quality Reports) are available to customers on the company’s website. In addition, Tennessee American Water has once again earned the Directors Award through the Partnership for Safe Water, marking the 19th consecutive year the utility has achieved this level of surpassing standards. The annual water quality report, also known as the consumer confidence report, is a performance measure of the quality of water. These measures are established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The report describes local drinking water sources, testing conducted on the water, substances detected, and the...

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Tennessee American Water Raises Awareness of Utility Worker Impostersarrow

June 03, 2019

Tennessee American Water Offers Tips on How Consumers Can Protect Themselves from Scams Chattanooga, Tenn. (Mar. 5, 2019) – Tennessee American Water wants customers to know that when coming to a private resident or business to perform work, our employees will present a photo ID badge and drive work vehicles that prominently display the company’s name. In recent days, some customers have reported that persons driving a private vehicle, wearing high-visibility safety vests and portraying themselves American Water employees have come to their home and asked to take a water sample. “Tennessee American Water only takes water samples at a private residence under specific circumstances, and in most cases, the customer is aware ahead of time that we will be sampling,” said Tennessee American Water quality supervisor Kitty Vaughn. “For example, we have pre-dete...

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Community Drug Take Back Being Offered Saturday for Proper Disposal of Old Medications arrow

October 22, 2018

  Community Drug Take Back Being Offered Saturday for Proper Disposal of Old Medications 15 Area Sites Makes It Convenient to Drop Off Medications; Document Shredders Available at Two Sites   Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 22, 2018) – Tennessee American Water is partnering with law enforcement agencies, community organizations and other government agencies to promote a community Drug Take Back on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off of our streets. Two of the locations will also include document shredders provided by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Consumer Affairs. Local residents are encouraged to simply drive up and drop off their old medications – prescriptions or over-the-counter -- for proper disposal at one of the 15 area locations in ...

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