American Water renews largest wastewater operations, maintenance contract

American Water subsidiary Applied Water Management has been awarded a contract renewal to manage the wastewater operations for New Jersey's Warren Township Sewerage Authority...

Apr. 14, 2009 -- American Water, the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that its subsidiary, Applied Water Management, has been awarded a contract renewal to manage the wastewater operations for New Jersey's Warren Township Sewerage Authority. This is Applied Water Management's largest wastewater Operations & Maintenance contract. This is a five-year contract, with two possible five-year extensions.

"We are delighted to be entering into this new contract with Applied Water Management for operations and maintenance of our wastewater treatment facilities," said Mr. Michael Strauss, Warren Township Sewerage Authority Chairman. "AWM has proven over the last ten years their capabilities and high standards of stewardship of the Authority's system, and we look forward to continuing our partnership over the next five years."

Under the renewed contract, Applied Water Management will continue to manage the wastewater operations for three treatment plants and 17 pump stations for a population of more than 14,000 in Warren Township.

"We are extremely pleased to be awarded this contract renewal and are committed to delivering excellent service that the Warren Township can depend upon," said Tim Davies, CEO of Applied Water Management.

The Applied Water Management Group of American Water is headquartered in Hillsborough, N.J., and provides customized water and wastewater management solutions to real estate developers, industrial clients, and small to midsized communities nationwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water.

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