American Water officially declares new quarterly cash dividend payment

American Water Works Company recently announced that its board of directors has declared a new quarterly cash dividend payment.

VOORHEES, NJ, Oct. 30, 2015 -- American Water Works Company Inc. (AW), the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that its board of directors has declared a new quarterly cash dividend payment.

The new imbursement consists of $0.34 per share of common stock, payable on Dec. 1, 2015, to all shareholders of record as of Nov. 9, 2015.

AW offers a dividend reinvestment and direct stock purchase plan, called American Water Stock Direct (the Plan), which enables stockholders to reinvest cash dividends and purchase additional American Water common stock without any brokerage commissions or service charges.

Stockholders and other persons may obtain a copy of the Plan prospectus and an enrollment form by contacting American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Plan's administrator, at 888-556-0423; visiting its website (here); contacting AW's Investor Relations at 877-310-7174; or visiting the Investor Relations website (here).

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About American Water

Founded in 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com.

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