Aqua Water Privatization News Articles

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Essential Utilities’ Aqua Illinois Subsidiary Acquires Village of Bourbonnais Assets

Service provider commits to $9 million in community infrastructure investments BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 14, 2021– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced that its Aqua Illinois subsidiary has acquired the wastewater system of the Village of Bourbonnais, which serves approximately 6,500 customer connections in Kankakee County, Ill., for $32.1 million. “At Essential, we are… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Files Rate Request Based on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Repairs and Improvements Statewide

Water would be priced at about 2 cents per gallon BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 20, 2021– Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. filed an application with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today requesting an increase in water and wastewater rates for its customers. The primary reason for the request is the recovery of $1.1 billion the company… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Aqua Texas Subsidiary Completes First Acquisition Under New Texas Fair Market Value Law

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 3, 2021– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced that its Aqua Texas water utility has acquired the water treatment and distribution system in The Commons of Lake Houston community in Huffman, Texas yesterday. The Commons’ system serves approximately 1,000 homes in the development. The transaction is the first of which… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Cuts Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Environmental Laboratory

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 22, 2021– Aqua Pennsylvania, an Essential Utilities company, today celebrated the official opening of its high-tech environmental laboratory with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 14,700-square-foot laboratory is more than double the size of the previous lab that served the company for more than 70 years. This investment will help Aqua adapt to… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Reaches Agreement with Willistown Township to Purchase Municipal Wastewater System

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 28, 2021– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) announced today that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) with Willistown Township, Chester County to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for $17.5 million. The pending transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval. Willistown serves approximately 2,300 customer-equivalents including… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Reaches Agreement With East Whiteland Twp. to Purchase Municipal Wastewater Assets

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 13, 2021– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) announced today that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has signed an asset purchase agreement with East Whiteland Township, Chester County to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for approximately $55 million. The pending transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval. East Whiteland Township’s wastewater system… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Pennsylvania Wastewater Subsidiary Acquires New Garden Township Assets

Fair market value transaction yields 2,100 connections in Chester County BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 22, 2020– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced its largest subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania, acquired the wastewater assets of New Garden Township, serving approximately 2,100 customer connections in southeast Pennsylvania’s Chester County. “This purchase, like other wastewater systems we’ve purchased recently,… Read more »

Essential Utilities Publishes 2019 ESG Report

Interactive microsite shares environmental, social and governance efforts BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 20, 2020– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) published its 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance or ESG report today. The report is published as an interactive microsite and is available at esg.essential.co. It follows a number of leading reporting frameworks, including those set out by… Read more »

Aqua Pennsylvania Reaches Agreement With Lower Makefield Twp. to Purchase Municipal Wastewater System Serving Approximately 11,000 Wastewater Connections

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 24, 2020– Aqua Pennsylvania announced today it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Lower Makefield Township to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for $53 million. The pending transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval. Lower Makefield Township has a population of approximately 32,600 people in Bucks County, Pennsylvania…. Read more »

Essential Utilities Reports Progress on Infrastructure Projects to Improve Water, Wastewater and Natural Gas Service in 2020

Essential emphasizes need for ongoing infrastructure investment during United for Infrastructure Week BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 10, 2020– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) recognizes United for Infrastructure 2020: A Week to Champion America’s Infrastructure (Sept. 14-21) by raising awareness of the country’s critical need for infrastructure improvements and reporting progress on its planned approximately $950 million… Read more »