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American Water's Ben Stanford to Deliver Keynote Address at Mid-Atlantic Reuse Workshop

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation's largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced Dr. Ben Stanford, senior director, Water Research and Development, will deliver the keynote address at the Mid-Atlantic Reuse Workshop on August 23 in Fairfax, Va.

Stanford will discuss the "national perspective on potable reuse - regulatory barriers and successes" during his keynote address.

"This workshop is a significant step forward in terms of water reuse options in the Mid -Atlantic region of the U.S.," said Stanford. "Water reuse provides a way for us to use our resources sustainably, ensuring long term water supply reliability and safety for our customers. We believe it is important for regulators, engineers, and the water community to be actively engaged in the development of a range of water supply options including recycled water."

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation and Water Research Foundation will host this one-day workshop focusing on the state of the science of potable reuse - particularly as it pertains to the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Presenters will explore the unique regional drivers for water reuse in the mid-Atlantic, including a panel discussion on the path forward for potable reuse in the East Coast.

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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Source: American Water

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