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American Water Announces Publication of Latest Corporate Responsibility Report

Report Demonstrates American Water's Commitment to Serving Our Customers and Our Communities

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it has issued its fourth biennial corporate responsibility report, covering its industry leading performance in 2015 and 2016.

"American Water's corporate responsibility report provides a detailed account of not just our corporate responsibility performance across the business, but also the ways in which our people are showing leadership in water quality, tackling emerging contaminants and investing in infrastructure," said Susan Story, president and CEO of American Water. "We believe that engaged employees, working safely and efficiently, coupled with smart investments in customer service, innovation and infrastructure replacement, lead to highly satisfied customers."

In selecting the content for its corporate responsibility report, American Water used the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Reporting Principles of materiality, sustainability context and stakeholder inclusiveness. Some of the key accomplishments highlighted in the report include the following:

The full report can be found in the Corporate Responsibility section of the company's website.

About American Water

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 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting

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