News releases from Illinois American Water
News releases from Illinois American Water
Illinois American Water Major Accounts Manager Benjamin Brockschmidt was presented with the Friend of Infrastructure Award by the Underground Contractors Association (UCA) last month. UCA President...
Illinois American Water Engineer Named Central Illinois ASCE Young Civil Engineer of the Year
October 10, 2019
Illinois American Water Peoria District Sr. Project Engineer Josh Harken has been named the Young Civil Engineer of the Year by the Central Illinois Section of American Society of Civil Engineers...
Illinois American Water Awards over $88,000 in Firefighter Grants
October 04, 2019
Over $88,000 will be shared by 90 Illinois fire departments through Illinois American Water’s 2019 Firefighter Grant Program. Since the program was created in 2010, over 590 grants totaling over...
Illinois American Water’s Pekin District Investing $1.5 Million to Complete Transmission Water Main Upgrade
September 27, 2019
Illinois American Water’s Pekin District is investing approximately $1.5 million to install over 4,000 feet of 16-inch water main near the Pekin water treatment plant. The project will help increase...
Illinois American Water Acquires Village of Glasford Water and Wastewater Systems
September 19, 2019
Illinois American Water President Bruce Hauk today announced the Company’s acquisition of the Village of Glasford water and wastewater systems. The purchase adds approximately 492 water customers and...
Illinois American Water Announces New Director of Engineering
September 18, 2019
Brent O’Neill has been promoted to Director of Engineering for Illinois American Water. In this role, O’Neill will manage and coordinate capital investment projects and engineering activities in...
Illinois American Water Offering “Imagine a Day Without Water” Elementary Student Art Contest
September 13, 2019
Illinois American Water is asking Illinois teachers to bring art and science together through the company’s “Imagine a Day Without Water” student art contest. The contest is open to 3rd, 4th and 5th...
Illinois American Water’s Cairo District Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Safety
August 20, 2019
Illinois American Water’s Cairo District is celebrating two decades of safety excellence. The local water system district has gone 20 years without experiencing any lost-time accidents.
Illinois American Water Investing over $5.3 Million in Metro East Water System; Over 3.5 Miles of Water Main to Be Installed
August 05, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing over $5.3 million to enhance water service to customers in the Metro East. The work includes installing over 19,200 feet of water main in Belleville, East St....
Illinois American Water Investing Over $700,000 in Alton Water System; Over 5,500 Feet of Water Main to Be Installed
July 31, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing over $700,000 to enhance water service to Alton customers. The work includes replacing over 5,500 feet of water main with larger pipe to increase water flow and...
National Black Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Illinois American Water with Inclusion and Diversity Award
July 29, 2019
Illinois American Water President Bruce Hauk was awarded the 2019 Inclusion and Diversity Award by the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) during its annual conference held last week in Atlanta,...
Illinois American Water Prevents Over 31,000 Tons of Treatment Byproducts From Entering Landfills Through Farmland Application Program
July 25, 2019
In 2018, Illinois American Water partnered with Illinois farmers to apply over 31,000 tons of residuals and biosolids, rather than sending them to a landfill. In total, 31,448 tons of water treatment...
CORRECTING and REPLACING Roger Goodson Leadership Role With Illinois American Water Expanded to Include Eastern Division
July 25, 2019
Fourth paragraph, first sentence of quote of release dated July 16, 2019 should read: Roger is a trusted leader at Illinois American Water (instead of Roger is a trusted leadership at Illinois American...
As Temperatures Rise, Illinois American Water Encourages Customers to Use Water Wisely
July 12, 2019
With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely.
Less than a week after acquiring the City of Alton wastewater system, Illinois American Water is investing approximately $750,000 to improve wastewater service to customers. The work includes replacing...
Illinois American Water Acquires Alton Regional Wastewater System; Adds 23,000 Wastewater Customers to Southern Illinois Service Area
June 27, 2019
Illinois American Water President Bruce Hauk today announced the Company’s acquisition of the Alton Regional Wastewater System. The purchase adds approximately 23,000 new wastewater customers to the...
Illinois American Water Investing Over $12 Million in Champaign County Water System; Over 3 Miles of Water Main to Be Installed
June 27, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing over $12 million to enhance water service to customers in the Champaign County area. The work, which is kicking off this summer, includes making improvements to the...
Illinois American Water Diversity Lead Rhonda Carter Adams Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
June 26, 2019
Rhonda Carter Adams, Illinois American Water’s Diversity Lead, was recognized by Who’s Who Diversity in Color (WWDIC) in the Most Intriguing People category. WWDIC is an annual publication that...
Illinois American Water Investing over $1.8 million in City of Farmington Water System
June 24, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing over $1.8 million to enhance water service to the City of Farmington. The work, which kicked off this spring, includes making improvements to the water treatment...
Over $9.5 Million to Be Invested in Peoria Area Water System; Illinois American Water Is Installing Over 34,000 Feet of Water Main and Rehabilitating Two Water Tanks
June 21, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing over $9.5 million in the Peoria area water system. Over $8.5 million of the investment is focused on the water distribution system. Another $1 million will support...
Illinois American Water is rehabilitating the 68,000 gallon water storage tank located on Walnut Street in the Village of Dana. The investment of approximately $400,000 will help extend the life of the...
Illinois American Water Investing Approximately $650,000 at Pontiac Water Treatment Plant
June 05, 2019
Illinois American Water is investing approximately $650,000 to enhance water service. The project includes a facelift to one of four water treatment tanks, rehabilitation of six filters and...
Illinois American Water Engineer Chosen for Water Environment Federation’s Water Leadership Institute
May 16, 2019
Illinois American Water’s Padma Paan is one of only 54 individuals accepted into the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Water Leadership Institute (WLI). The intensive program was developed by WEF...
Illinois American Water Highlights Water Quality Reports During National Drinking Water Week
May 09, 2019
During National Drinking Water Week (May 5 -11), Illinois American Water is announcing the 2018 Water Quality Reports and highlighting the company’s water quality track record.
Illinois American Water Invests $1 Million to Upgrade Grand Boulevard Booster Station in Peoria
May 08, 2019
Illinois American Water’s Peoria District is investing approximately $1 million to upgrade the Grand Boulevard booster station in Peoria. The high service station ensures reliable water service to...
Over $500,000 in Water Tank Improvements in Fisher Completed by Illinois American Water
April 30, 2019
Illinois American Water has completed rehabilitating the 100,000 gallon water storage tank located on Jackson Street in Fisher. The investment of approximately $500,000 helps to extend the life of the...
Illinois American Water Encourages Customers to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27, 2019
April 24, 2019
Illinois American Water encourages customers to participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this coming Saturday, April 27, 2019. Residents are...
Illinois American Water Celebrates Earth Day by Announcing 2019 Environmental Grant Recipients and Projects
April 22, 2019
Illinois American Water is celebrating Earth Day by announcing environmental grants for 10 watershed initiatives across the state. The environmental grant recipients will receive a share of funds...
Illinois American Water Water Quality Expert Lori Stenzel Recognized with ISAWWA Outstanding Woman in Water Award
April 08, 2019
Lori Stenzel, senior water quality and environmental compliance specialist for Illinois American Water, was awarded the 2019 Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) Women in...
Illinois American Water Encourages Customers to Fix Leaks and Prevent Water Waste During Fix a Leak Week
March 18, 2019
Illinois American Water is leveraging U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week to help decrease water waste. The annual Fix a Leak Week campaign, organized by the EPA’s WaterSense...