New Jersey American Water Acquires Operations in Plumsted Township
January 04, 2011 at 15:33 PM EST
New Jersey American Water has completed the acquisition of the Jensen's Deep Run community's water system and wastewater treatment and collection system in Plumsted Township, Ocean County effective January 3. Last month, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved New Jersey American Water's franchise for wastewater service in the Jensen's Deep Run Community. New Jersey American Water has held the franchise for water service since 1906. The Jensen's Deep Run water and wastewater system serves approximately 750 residents.
As New Jersey American Water customers, the residents of Jensen's Deep Run will have the benefit of high-quality water at a cost of less than a penny per gallon. The company will provide its new customers with 24-hour customer assistance, reliable service, and investments to continually improve the community's water and wastewater system.
“New Jersey American Water looks forward to serving the residents of Jensen's Deep Run,” said John Bigelow, president of New Jersey American Water. “We are committed to providing our customers with excellent water and wastewater services, supporting environmental programs, and communicating with the community on water-related issues.”
New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.5 million people. American Water is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a yearlong campaign to promote water efficiency and the importance of protecting water from source to tap. To learn more, visit www.amwater125.com.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 16 million people in 35 states, as well as Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.