Infrastructure Week 2015: American Water actively participating in week's events
American Water has officially announced that the company will actively participate in Infrastructure Week 2015, taking place May 11-15.
VOORHEES, NJ, May 12, 2015 -- American Water (AW), the nation's largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, has officially announced that the company will actively participate in Infrastructure Week 2015, taking place May 11-15.
To commemorate the week, AW will participate in events, interviews and social media efforts. Further, Aldie Warnock, senior vice president of External Affairs, Communications and Public Policy, will also participate with other industry leaders in a panel discussion, "What's the Value of Water? The Pennsylvania Story," on Thursday, May 14, at WHYY Studios in Philadelphia, Pa.
The session will focus on the state of water infrastructure, water resources and innovative investments in Philadelphia's and other water systems across the Keystone State and how water infrastructure in this region compares to projects and strategies in other regions across the country.
In addition, ASW's public-private partnership with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is also being featured in the Value of Water's (VOW) New Briefing Paper, "The New Wave of Water Innovation." VOW released the briefing paper on Monday, May 11, which spotlights innovative solutions to the nation's growing water challenges.
As a member of the Value of Water Coalition, AW will also be sharing the organization's activities and initiatives through social media channels and its weekly "Dr. Water" blog by Mark LeChevallier, director of Innovation and Environmental Stewardship.
Infrastructure Week provides the industry with an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the nation's critical need for investment in its water and wastewater systems and the remarkable ways in which water providers and water-reliant businesses are rising to the challenge and creating innovative solutions to help solve America's infrastructure crisis.
About American Water
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 45 states and parts of Canada. For more information, visit www.amwater.com.