American Water Honored for Innovative Research
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation's largest publicly traded water and
wastewater utility company, announced today it has received the first
Research Foundation (WaterRF) Outstanding Subscriber Award for
Applied Research, which honors subscribing utilities that made notable
improvements to their treatment, delivery and or management processes
through the successful application of foundation research. The award was
received today at WaterRF's annual Subscriber Breakfast.
American Water was selected for this award for exhibiting exemplary
leadership in the development of important research
as part of the investigation team on at least 14 projects during the
last five years on issues such as pressure management, meter management,
back flow, corrosion, and microbial management.
"We are truly honored to receive this award, which speaks to the high
level of trust and confidence in American Water's research and
development that is held by industry leaders and prominent researchers
around the world," said Mark LeChevallier, Director of Innovation &
Environmental Stewardship. "We are passionate about finding solutions
that will make a difference in how we manage and treat water for our
customers, both today and in the future."
The Water Research Foundation is an international, 501(c)3 non-profit
organization that sponsors research to enable water utilities, public
health agencies and other professionals to provide safe and affordable
drinking water to the public. With more than 950 subscriber members who
provide water to 80 percent of the U.S. population, the Water Research
Foundation has funded and managed more than 1,000 projects. For more
information, go to www.WaterRF.org.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S.
water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees,
N.J., the company employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals
who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an
estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states and parts of Canada.
More information can be found at www.amwater.com.
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Denise Venuti Free
Source: American Water
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