Aqua Water Privatization News Articles

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Essential Utilities’ Aqua Pennsylvania Subsidiary Acquires the Municipal Wastewater Assets of East Whiteland Township

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 12, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced today that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has acquired the municipal wastewater assets of East Whiteland Township, Chester County for approximately $55 million. East Whiteland Township’s wastewater system serves approximately 8,200 customer-equivalents including residential and commercial connections. The system is comprised of 57 miles of collection mains and 12 pump stations. The… Read more »

Essential Utilities Publishes ESG Reporting Update

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 1, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today published its 2021 ESG Reporting Update, which is available for download on its microsite ESG.Essential.co. Essential produces a full ESG Report every two years and, in the interim, provides stakeholders an update that includes the following items: SASB and ESG Metrics Index– A pamphlet of key… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Aqua Pennsylvania Subsidiary Selected to Continue Discussions to Purchase the Wastewater Assets of Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority

BCWSA Board finds terms of Aqua Pennsylvania’s proposal to be in the best interest of its customers, taxpayers and the county BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 13, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced that its Aqua Pennsylvania subsidiary was the sole company selected by the board of the Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority to advance to more definitive… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Aqua Pennsylvania Subsidiary Acquires Lower Makefield Twp. Assets

Acquisition pushes Aqua Pennsylvania’s water and wastewater customer base above milestone of 500,000 customer connections BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 4, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced that its Aqua Pennsylvania subsidiary has acquired the wastewater system of Lower Makefield Township, which serves approximately 11,000 customer connections in Lower Makefield, Falls and Middletown townships,… Read more »

Essential Utilities Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 22, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced it has been named to Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies list for 2022. The prestigious award is presented annually to public corporations for their commitment to corporate social responsibility in the three areas of ESG—environment, social and corporate governance. Essential Utilities, through… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Aqua Texas Subsidiary Signs Agreement of Sale to Acquire Southern Oaks

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 7, 2022– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today announced that its regulated water subsidiary, Aqua Texas, has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the water treatment and distribution system of the Southern Oaks Water System in Freestone County, Texas which serves approximately 740 homes. Southern Oaks will be Essential’s second… Read more »

Essential Utilities’ Pennsylvania Wastewater Subsidiary Reaches Agreement With City of Beaver Falls to Purchase Municipal Wastewater System Assets

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 21, 2021– Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced today that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has signed an asset purchase agreement with the City of Beaver Falls in Beaver County to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for approximately $41.25 million. The pending fair market value transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility… Read more »

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 »