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American Water Offers Top Ten Water Conservation Tips for Summer

For many Americans, Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start to a summer season of backyard barbeques, beach going and weekend road trips. It's also the start of peak season for water consumption in many states. According to the U.S. EPA's WaterSense program, water consumption in the average American home on summer days can spike to 1,000 gallons per day, compared to 260 gallons per day during "off peak" season.

Because increased water consumption can put a strain on local supply and a dent in home budgets, American Water has released a "Top Ten" list of consumer tips for conserving water and identifying and preventing leaks. Click here to read more.

American Water Issues 2010 Virtual Annual Report

American Water launched its virtual annual report to stockholders, reducing the amount of printing traditionally associated with these materials. The 2010 annual report on Form 10-K is available at www.amwaterannualreport.com.

By providing a virtual annual report, American Water continues its efforts to preserve the Earth's limited natural resources. The company estimates that the online report saves approximately 300 trees and 98,000 gallons of water, which would have been used in the papermaking process.

Celebrities Donate Time to "Invade" Homes to Save Water

With 36 states expected to face serious water shortages by 2013, water conservation is an increasingly critical concern for our country. In response to this important issue, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and American Water, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program, have launched the Save Water Today public service campaign. Save Water Today is an integral component of American Water's year-long consumer education campaign promoting water efficiency and water source protection to help mark the company's 125 anniversary. Click here to read more.

American Water Marks 125th Anniversary with Yearlong Consumer Education Campaign

American Water will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2011 with a nationwide campaign to promote water efficiency and the importance of protecting water from source to tap. The campaign is part of American Water's ongoing commitment to consumer education and environmental stewardship. Click here to visit our 125th Anniversary Web site.

American Water Offers Steps for a Healthy and Sustainable 2011

As 2010 draws to a close, most Americans continue to enjoy access to clean, low-cost tap water across the country. In fact, many Americans take for granted their reliable supply of high-quality water, and its impact on their daily lives. For a New Year's resolution with lasting impact, American Water is urging Americans to value and preserve this crucial resource. We have compiled a list of water-conscious steps that consumers can take to enjoy a healthier and more environmentally friendly lifestyle. Click here to read more.

American Water Named Winner of 2010 EXPLOR Award at the Market Research Event

American Water has been named winner of the 2010 EXPLOR Award, earning distinction with this prestigious honor in research innovation. Click here to read more.

American Water's Shared Services Center Honored with Force of Ideas Award

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced that its shared services center was named Corporate Executive Board's Force of Ideas award winner for 2010. The Force of Ideas Awards recognize companies driving innovation in corporate finance and strategy through redefined demonstrated practices, functions or key business processes. Click here to read more.

American Water's president and CEO Jeffry Sterba will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference.

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced its president and chief executive officer Jeffry Sterba will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York City on September 28, 2010. Sterba will give a presentation about the company and the trends of the water industry. Click here to read more.

American Water's John Young to Speak at Western Governors' Association Meeting

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that John Young, chief water technology officer and president of American Water Works Service Company, is speaking at a Western Governors' Association workshop on September 14, 2010 in Washington, D.C. Young will serve on a panel to discuss drought impacts and preparedness. Click here to read more.

Listen to American Water's 2010 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Donald L. Correll, president and chief executive officer, and Ellen C. Wolf, senior vice president and chief financial officer, hosted a conference call and audio webcast with investors, analysts and other interested parties on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. There was a question and answer session as part of the call.

An audio archive of the call will be available through August 12, 2010, by dialing 303-590-3030 for U.S. and international callers. The access code for replay is 4328757. The online archive of the webcast will be available through September 7, 2010, by accessing the Investor Relations page of the company's Web site.

American Water Named in Computerworld's 2010 Best Places to Work in IT

American Water has been named to the list of 2010 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG's Computerworld magazine. This honor is presented annually to organizations that challenge their information technology staffs while providing great benefits and competitive compensation. Honorees will be included in Computerworld's June 21 issue. Click here to read more.

Puddles' Water Fun

Join Puddles and learn about water in his very own coloring book.

American Water Virtual Annual Report Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

American Water's 2009 virtual annual report has received an Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of Investor Relations by the Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA). This is the second year that the company's virtual annual report has received recognition from IMA. Click here to read more. 

American Water to Hold Annual Stockholder's Meeting on May 7, 2010

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 7, 2010, at The Mansion, 3000 Main Street, Voorhees, New Jersey 08043. Stockholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2010, are entitled to attend and vote on all matters that properly come before the meeting. Click here to read more. 

American Water featured by REBRAND™

American Water rebrand leadership, Laura Monica, SVP Corporate Communications and MaryBeth Vrees, Director of Marketing and Advertising, American Water, talks with REBRANDS™ Anaezi Modu. Click here to learn more

American Water's Chief Information Officer Named Premier IT Leader by Computerworld

American Water's vice president and chief information officer Emily Ashworth was selected as one of Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2010. This year's Premier 100 spotlights 100 award leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership, innovative idea to business challenges and effectively managed IT strategies. Click here to learn more. 

American Water to Host Investor Conference on December 7

American Water will host an Investor Conference on Monday, December 7 at the New York Stock Exchange. The event will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The presentation will be webcast live, and posted on the investor relations section of the company's website at www.amwater.com for public access.

Read the Philadelphia Business Journal American Water Article

The Philadelphia Business Journal wrote an article on American Water's Military Services Group entitled "American Water cinches $650M pact." Click here to read the coverage. 

American Water's Military Services Group Awarded Contracts

American Water's Military Services Group has been awarded contracts for operation and maintenance of the water and the wastewater systems at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and Fort Meade, Maryland. According to the agreements, the awards are estimated at approximately $288 million over a 50-year period for Fort Belvoir and $650 million over a 50-year period for Fort Meade. Both are subject to price re-determination. Click here to read the press release.

American Water's CEO, Don Correll on CNNMoney.com

American Water's CEO, Don Correll, talks about the many improvements needed to meet the challenges in water infrastructure on CNNMoney.com. Click here to watch the video.

American Water's Ellen Wolf Named CFO of the Year by Philadelphia Business Journal

American Water's senior vice president and CFO, Ellen Wolf, was named CFO of the Year in the large company category in the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2009 CFO of the Year Award Program. The CFO of the Year winners were announced during an awards ceremony today at the Sheraton City Center Hotel in Philadelphia, and they are also profiled in a special section of the July 10 issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal. Click here to read more. 

American Water CEO Don Correll Elected to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

American Water's President and CEO Donald L. Correll has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He will serve for a term of two years.

The Board of Directors is the principal governing and policymaking body of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. With more than 100 corporate and small business leaders serving from all sectors and sizes of business, and from all regions of the country, the Board of Directors determines the U.S. Chamber's policy positions on business issues and advises the U.S. Chamber on appropriate strategies to pursue. Click here to read more. 

American Water CFO Ellen Wolf Named Finalist for CFO of the Year

American Water's senior vice president and CFO, Ellen Wolf, has been named a finalist in the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2009 CFO of the Year Award Program. The CFO of the Year finalists will be recognized and the winners will be ranked during an awards ceremony and lunch on July 9, 2009 at the Sheraton City Center Hotel in Philadelphia. Winners will also be profiled in a special section of the July 10 issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal.

American Water's Interactive Annual Report Wins Interactive Media Award

American Water's interactive annual report (www.amwaterannualreport.com) has won "Best in Class" for the Investor Relations category from the Interactive Media Awards show. Only those sites representing the highest standards of professionalism, standards and impeccable planning and execution are given the Best in Class award, and each of those sites is considered by the judges to be one of the world's most well-executed websites.

The Interactive Media Awards show is sponsored by the Interactive Media Council, a non-profit organization of industry professionals dedicated to elevating the standards of excellence for the Internet. Entries are submitted from all over the world and in eight different languages. Other Best in Class winners include GE, Microsoft, IBM, Yahoo!, Facebook, Disney, Kodak, GM and Adidas.

American Water Celebrates "National Drinking Water Week"

American Water is participating nationwide in National Drinking Water Week, May 3-9, 2009. American Water state subsidiaries nationwide will be raising awareness through events and outreach activities about wise water use and ways that consumers can help to protect our drinking water. Click here to read more. 

American Water Named Water Company of the Year at GWI Global Water Awards

American Water was named Water Company of the Year at Global Water Intelligence's Global Water Awards held on Monday, April 27, 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland. American Water was recognized for being a leader in the water industry and its commitment to delivering water solutions. Click here to read more.

American Water CFO Ellen Wolf Named Finalist for CFO of the Year

American Water's senior vice president and CFO, Ellen Wolf, has been named a finalist in the Public Company with revenues over $500MM category in the inaugural NJBIZ CFO of the Year awards program. Click here to read more.

Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, by inspiring awareness and appreciation for the Earth's water by following our tips for Wise Water Use.

American Water Managed System Earns Source Water System of the Year Award

American Water announced April 10, 2009 that the Meadville Area Water Authority (MAWA), managed by American Water, has received the 2009 Source Water System of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association (PRWA). This award recognizes a water system that has developed and implemented a highly effective program to protect its source of drinking water. MAWA earned the award as a direct result of its successful Wellhead Protection Plan. Click here to learn more. 

American Water Chief Executive Officer to Participate in Panel Discussion at Janney Water Industry Summit

American Water's President and Chief Executive Officer Donald L. Correll will participate in a panel discussion at the Janney Montgomery Scott Water Industry Summit on April 1, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time in New York City. Correll and other panelist will be discussing the need for capital investment and maintaining an appropriate rate of return in the current economy. Click here to learn more. 

American Water Oversees Water Recycling System at Nation's Greenest High-Rise

American Water (NYSE:AWK) has completed the design, procurement and construction phase at The Visionaire, fifth in a series of green residential buildings serviced by the company's Applied Water Management Group. Located in Battery Park City, Manhattan, the 33-story, 251-unit tower is now considered to be the greenest high-rise residential condominium in the United States. Click here to learn more. 

Fix a Leak Week

More than 1 trillion gallons of water are wasted in U.S. homes each year from easy-to-fix leaks. That's why American Water is participating in Fix a Leak Week  March 16 to 20, 2009, and we encourage you to join us. 

Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) WaterSense program, this week is an opportunity to improve the water efficiency of your homes by checking for and fixing leaks, which waste an average of 11,000 gallons of water per home each year. That's more than enough water to fill up a backyard swimming pool!

Visit our Wise Water Use page to learn more and download an American Water leak detection kit. 

American Water and City of Phoenix Earns Public Private Partnership Award from U.S. Conference of Mayors

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that the Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant, operated by American Water and owned by the city of Phoenix, earned the 2009 Excellence in Public/Private Partnership Outstanding Achievement Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Click here to read more.

American Water Recognized for Customer Communications

American Water has won 37 MarCom Awards, one of the most prestigious forms of international recognition for marketing communications excellence. The annual awards competition is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals. Click here to learn more.

Look where you may have seen us!
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey featured John Young, president of American Water Services, in their ad campaign. The ads were placed in media outlets throughout New Jersey including print, radio, billboard and television. American Water selected Horizon's excellent health plan because of its competitive costs, national coverage and customer service. 

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