Aqua Water Privatization News Articles

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Aqua America CEO to Congressional Committee: Consolidation Helps Struggling Water Systems Improve Long-Term Infrastructure, Increase Environmental Stewardship

BRYN MAWR, Pa.– Aqua America’s CEO Chris Franklin will provide testimony today to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. Among topics, Franklin will encourage partnerships and system consolidations. Franklin is also president-elect of the National Association of Water Companies, an association whose members provide water and wastewater service to 73… Read more »

Aqua America to Spend $450 Million on Critical Water Infrastructure Upgrades in 2017

BRYN MAWR, Pa.– Aqua America (Aqua) is recognizing Infrastructure Week, May 15-19, 2017, to help raise awareness about the significant need for investment in the United States’ water infrastructure. With plans to invest $450 million in 2017, Aqua will help rebuild and replace water infrastructure in the communities it serves. Projects are planned across all eight of Aqua’s states to… Read more »

Aqua America Completed 19 Acquisitions in 2016; Nine in 4Q

BRYN MAWR, Pa.– Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today that its growth efforts have provided the opportunity to serve approximately 25,000 more people with safe and reliable water and wastewater service. This equates to 6,558 more water and wastewater connections, which resulted from 19 acquisitions in 2016. Two of nine completed in the fourth… Read more »

Aqua America Completes Three Acquisitions in 2Q

BRYN MAWR, Pa.– Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today that its subsidiaries completed three acquisitions during the second quarter of 2016, Crystal Clear Water Company, Inc. serves 293 customer connections in unincorporated McHenry County, Illinois, adjacent to the City of Crystal Lake. The system was acquired under the provisions of the Illinois Water Systems… Read more »

Aqua Illinois Announces $32 Million Infrastructure Improvement Program for 2016

Kankakee, IL – Aqua Illinois (Aqua) today announced plans for $32 million in infrastructure improvements in Illinois throughout 2016. Aqua’s planned capital spending across its Illinois operating divisions includes: $15 million throughout its Kankakee division for water system upgrades to improve system reliability, water quality and fire protection, including: More than $9 million for distribution… Read more »

Aqua America Completes Seven Acquisitions, Adds More Than 4,700 Customer Connections in Q1

BRYN MAWR, Pa.– Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today that the company has completed seven acquisitions in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana and North Carolina during the first quarter of 2016, adding 4,722 customer connections. Superior Water Company, Inc. is comprised of five water systems that serve 3,868 customer connections (approximately 11,000 people) in parts of… Read more »

Aqua America’s Pennsylvania Subsidiary Acquires Superior Water Company

BRYN MAWR, PA–Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced that its first 2016 acquisition, completed by its Pennsylvania subsidiary, adds 3,868 customer connections from Superior Water Company, Inc. in southeastern Pennsylvania. Aqua’s purchase comprises five water systems that serve approximately 11,000 people in parts of Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties.  “I’m pleased to welcome these customers… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Announces $6.6 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Projects Underway in Chester County

Crews installing more than 6 miles of new water main in Tredyffrin, East Whiteland and Willistown townships BRYN MAWR, PA – Aqua Pennsylvania (Aqua) today announced $6.6 in infrastructure improvement projects are either beginning or already underway in Tredyffrin, Willistown and East Whiteland townships in Chester County. The projects will increase service reliability, reduce the… Read more »

Aqua North Carolina Announces Completion of Filter Installations to Improve Water Quality in 12 Communities in Wake County

  CARY, NC – Aqua North Carolina recently installed new water filters on wells that serve 12 communities in Wake County. The filters remove naturally occurring iron and manganese in the groundwater. These minerals can discolor water and affect its taste. Aqua installed the filters to address customer dissatisfaction with discolored water, and the new… Read more »