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New Jersey American Water Investing Over $4.2 Million in Burlington and Camden Counties

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Jersey American Water today announced the start of water main replacement projects in its service areas in Burlington and Camden counties to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The projects, with a combined cost of over $4.2 million, will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1900s.

"New Jersey American Water places a high value on our proactive replacement program, as it helps us improve water quality and service and makes our systems more resilient to potential disruptions in the future," stated David Forcinito, senior director, South Operations. "These projects within Burlington and Camden counties are a continuation of the critical investment for the company to provide our customers with safe, reliable water service."

Beginning this month, New Jersey American Water qualified contractor, Pioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc. will begin work in the following towns:

In Cherry Hill:

In Cinnaminson:

In Haddon Heights:

In Haddonfield:

In Lumberton:

In Palmyra:

In Somerdale:

Beginning this month, New Jersey American Water qualified contractor, South State, Inc. will begin work:

In Gloucester Township:

Prior to the start of construction, the residents within the scope of the project will receive a notice stating the actual state date. Forcinito also reminds drivers and pedestrians to take caution while traveling in the vicinity of work sites, especially during construction hours. New Jersey American Water values the safety of its workers and advises drivers and pedestrians to take caution near work sites.

Visit www.newjerseyamwater.com to learn more about New Jersey American Water's multimillion dollar program to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that is reaching the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state and to use the newly added infrastructure upgrade map located under Water Quality, System Updates.

New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at newjerseyamwater.com. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. The company employs 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 www.amwater.com.

New Jersey American Water
Denise Venuti Free
Director of Communications and External Affairs
856-782-2316
Denise.Free@amwater.com

Source: New Jersey American Water

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