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American Water’s Stanford Set To Participate at NCSL 2018 Legislative Summit

July 26, 2018

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2018-- American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced Dr. Ben Stanford, senior director, water intelligence will speak at the 2018 National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Legislative Summit being held from July 30August 2 in Los Angeles, CA.

On Wednesday, August 1st, Dr. Stanford will participate on a panel that will discuss the safety and quality of drinking water in the United States. He will discuss American Water’s efforts to provide safe, clean, reliable drinking water to our customers and the impact of emerging contaminants to an audience of state legislators and policy makers. The panel will also explore how states and the federal government work to protect the country’s drinking water.

“We are excited to have Dr. Ben Stanford and American Water present at this year’s National Conference of State Legislatures’ Legislative Summit,” said Doug Farquhar, environment program director, NCSL “As an industry leader, American Water is able to provide our members with valuable information and a unique perspective to help them better understand emerging water quality issues.”

NCSL’s mission is to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures, promote policy innovation and communication among state legislatures and ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system.

All meetings held in conjunction with NCSL’s Legislative Summit are open to the press. Registration is required, but free to credentialed members of the media. Online registration is open through July 25; on-site registration for media is available between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. room 401 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Please review NCSL’s media policy before registering.

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 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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