New Jersey American Water Invested More Than $330 Million Statewide in 2018
February 07, 2019 at 13:58 PM EST
New Jersey American Water recently announced its end-of-year investment total and system improvements for 2018. More than $330 million total was invested on system upgrades and various improvement projects statewide throughout the year.
“At New Jersey American Water, our goal is to provide safe, reliable water service to all of our customers,” said Deborah Degillio, president of New Jersey American Water. “From source to tap, our team of professionals continuously monitor and work hard to maintain our facilities to ensure they operate efficiently, meet all regulatory standards and deliver the best quality water. Investment now helps sustain our current operations while ensuring resiliency for the future – all at the benefit of our customers.”
Each year, New Jersey American Water invests millions of dollars in maintaining and upgrading its treatment and distribution (pipeline) infrastructure. This includes regular maintenance and upgrades to treatment plants, tanks, pump stations, miles of pipe, water mains, fire hydrants and metering equipment.
For 2018, system improvement highlights include:
New Jersey American Water, a 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 2.7 million people. For more information, visit www.newjerseyamwater.com and follow New Jersey American Water on Twitter and Facebook. 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 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 45 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 www.amwater.com.