News releases from Illinois American Water
News releases from Illinois American Water
Illinois American Water’s Alton Water Production Team Celebrates 13 Years of Working Safely
January 05, 2021
Illinois American Water’s Alton water production team reached a significant safety milestone last month. The local water production team celebrated 13 years without experiencing any lost-time accidents...
Illinois American Water’s Sterling District reached a significant safety milestone earlier this month. The local water service team celebrated five years without experiencing any lost-time accidents on...
Illinois American Water’s Rhonda Carter Adams Wins Statewide Award for Excellence in Inclusion & Diversity
December 17, 2020
Rhonda Carter Adams, Workforce and Supplier Diversity Program Manager, Illinois American Water, has been recognized with a statewide award for her contributions to diversifying business in Illinois.
Illinois American Water Acquires Four Lakes Water Distribution System
December 10, 2020
Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner today announced the Company’s acquisition of the Four Lakes Village Condominium Homeowners Association (Four Lakes) water distribution system. The...
As Temperatures Drop, Illinois American Water Urges Customers to Prepare for Cold Weather
November 30, 2020
With colder weather arriving across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding homeowners to take steps to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes.
Illinois American Water Replacing Over 6,000 Feet of Water Main in Centreville Water Distribution System
November 02, 2020
Illinois American Water is investing approximately $1.5 million to replace over 6,000 feet of water main in Centreville. The water main being replaced was originally installed in the 1950s. Much of the...
Illinois American Water Installing Ultraviolet Disinfection at Alton Water Treatment Plant; Investment of about $4.5 million Supports Safe Drinking Water
October 29, 2020
Illinois American Water is investing approximately $4.5 million to install Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection at the Alton water treatment plant. The new treatment technology, which supports safe drinking...
Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner today announced the Company’s acquisition of the City of Jerseyville water and wastewater systems. The purchase adds approximately 4,100 water and 3,950...
Illinois American Water Awards over $87,000 in Firefighter Grants
October 05, 2020
Over $87,000 will be shared by 88 Illinois fire departments through Illinois American Water’s 2020 Firefighter Grant Program. Since the program was created in 2010, over 680 grants totaling over...
Illinois American Water Acquires Granite City Wastewater Collection System
September 25, 2020
Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner announced today the Company’s acquisition of the Granite City Wastewater Collection System. This purchase adds approximately 12,150 customer connections...
Illinois American Water’s Pontiac and Streator Water Treatment Plants Earn National Recognition for Water Quality
September 17, 2020
Illinois American Water’s Pontiac and Streator Water Treatment Plants and their water quality teams earned national recognition from the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Partnership for Safe...
Illinois American Water’s Streator District Celebrates 12 Years of Safety Excellence
September 01, 2020
Illinois American Water’s Streator District is celebrating 12 years of safety excellence. Last month, the local team celebrated 12 years without experiencing any lost-time accidents.
Illinois American Water to Decrease Energy Costs through new Solar Fields in Champaign and Peoria
August 31, 2020
Illinois American Water is working with Sol Systems to develop two solar fields. The energy-saving photovoltaic (PV) fields will be located on Illinois American Water property in Champaign at 560 CR...
Illinois American Water’s Cairo District Celebrates Over Two Decades of Safety Excellence
August 27, 2020
Illinois American Water’s Cairo District is celebrating over two decades of safety excellence. The local water system celebrated 21 years without experiencing any lost-time accidents on Monday, Aug....
Firefighter Grants Available to Fire Departments in Illinois American Water’s Service Areas
August 21, 2020
Illinois American Water is accepting applications for its 2020 Firefighter Grant Program. Through this program, the company provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations in its...
Illinois American Water Invests Over $3.7 Million in Alton District Wastewater System
August 11, 2020
In June 2019, Illinois American Water acquired the Alton Regional Wastewater System which serves customers in Alton and nearby communities of Bethalto and Godfrey. Immediately after close the company...
Illinois American Water Reminds Customers about Customer Assistance Program and Payment Plans
July 22, 2020
Illinois American Water is reminding customers of the company’s customer assistance program H2O Help to Others and available payment plans. Customers who are behind in payment are encouraged to call...
As Temperatures Rise, Illinois American Water Encourages Customers to Use Water Wisely
July 14, 2020
With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely and avoid water overuse pitfalls that frequently happen this time of year. These tips can...
Illinois American Water Upgrading Local Water System; Replacing over 22,000 Feet of Water Main and Upgrading a Pump Station
June 23, 2020
Illinois American Water is investing over $6.7 million to replace over 22,000 feet, or 4.2 miles, of water main in the local water system. The Grand Boulevard pump station will also be upgraded with...
Illinois American Water to Invest $5.9 Million in Sterling Water System; High Service Pump Station and Elevated Water Tank Under Construction
June 18, 2020
Illinois American Water’s Sterling District is investing approximately $5.9 million to upgrade the local water system. Projects include replacing a high service pump station at the water treatment...
Kevin Hillen has been promoted to Senior Operations Manager of the Northern Division, effective June 15. In this role, Hillen provides leadership and oversight to the company’s Chicago Metro and South...
Illinois American Water is investing over $2.9 million to replace over 9,700 feet, or 1.8 miles, of water main in Pekin’s water system. Much of the water main installed will be increased in size to...
Illinois American Water Ranks #1 in J.D. Power 2020 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study in Midwest Large Region
June 09, 2020
Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), has received the J.D. Power award for ranking highest in customer satisfaction among large water utilities in the Midwest...
Illinois American Water Acquires City of Rosiclare Wastewater System and Drinking Water Production System
May 29, 2020
Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner today announced the company’s acquisition of the City of Rosiclare wastewater system and drinking water production system. The purchase adds...
Water Quality Reports Show Illinois American Water Continues to Deliver Water that Meets or Surpasses Drinking Water Standards
May 28, 2020
Illinois American Water announced today that results published in the company’s 2019 water quality report indicate excellent water quality throughout its Illinois service area. The report, which is...
Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner today announced the Company’s acquisition of the Village of Andalusia water and wastewater systems. The purchase adds approximately 480 water and 480...
Illinois American Water Announces Operations Promotions; Leadership Positions Support Safety, Customer Service and Operational Efficiency
May 26, 2020
Illinois American Water has begun rehabilitating water tanks across the state. Water tanks located in Champaign, Pontiac, Peoria and Shiloh will receive face lifts, totaling an investment of...
Illinois American Water’s Village of Fisher Wastewater Service Team Provides Illinoisan with a Special Birthday Blessing
May 20, 2020
A decades-old class ring is being returned to its rightful owner thanks to Illinois American Water’s Village of Fisher wastewater service team.
Illinois American Water Announces Over $25,000 in Environmental Grants for Water Source Protection
May 19, 2020
Illinois American Water is announcing environmental grants for eight watershed initiatives across the state. The environmental grant recipients will receive a share of funds totaling $25,672 for...