American Water’s Litchfield, IL, team celebrates 20 years of safety

The company’s Contract Services Group is celebrating 20 years without a recordable, lost-time accident at its  Litchfield, Ill. facility.

Jul 26th, 2016
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Litchfield, Illinois Mayor Steve Dougherty (far right), presented a proclamation to American Water Contract Services employees (left to right) Andrew Bowns, Terry Hancock, Michael Martin and Allen Burger during the July 21 city council meeting. The employees of the Litchfield, Ill. facility, are celebrating 20 years without a recordable, lost-time accident.

VOORHEES, NJ, JULY 26, 2016 – American Water the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewaterutility company, announced today the company’s Contract Services Group is celebrating 20 years without a recordable, lost-time accident at its Litchfield, Ill. facility. In recognition of this milestone, employees were recognized at the Litchfield City Council meeting held on July 21, 2016.

"Safety is paramount to our company and we are honored to be celebrating 20 years without a recordable, lost-time incident at Litchfield," said Dave Kitzmiller, Regional Vice President of Operations for American Water. "Our Litchfield team continues to demonstrate its commitment to achieving a safe workplace and providing operational excellence to the City of Litchfield.”

American Water's Contract Services Group has served as the City of Litchfield’s partner for over 20 years providing operation and maintenance services for the wastewater treatment system. In addition, the company also manages the sludge disposal program for the wastewater treatment system.

American Water’s Contract Services Group provides water and wastewater management solutions for municipal and industrial clients. The company pioneers solutions for optimizing the total water cycle, turning liquids, solids and gases to its customers' advantage. The Contract Services Group is part of American Water Enterprises, a market-based subsidiary of American Water.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. Marking its 130th anniversary this year, the company employs more than 6,700 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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