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American Water Joins Army Representatives to Accept U.S. Department of Energy Award

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 2 novembre 2019

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today that energy savings and water reduction initiatives at Fort Belvoir, Va., have been selected for a 2019 U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program award. Company and U.S. Army representatives accepted the award during a ceremony at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.The American Water and Directorate of Public Works team deployed a three-part series of water conservation measures across its operations at Fort Belvoir, beginning in 2016. The efforts combined the installation of smart water meters, preventative nitrification testing, and a Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES) that allowed for closed-loop water flushing.This resulted in a significant decrease in water consumption despite growth of Fort Belvoir’s working population. Between 2017 and 2018, consumption decreased by 15 percent even as the population on base grew by 6.5 percent. American Water’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles consist of keeping employees safe and injury-free, and developing them to their fullest potential; being a leader in environmental sustainability; being obsessed with outstanding water quality and customer service; and being the trusted source of everything water.The Federal Energy and Water Management Awards recognize individuals, groups, and agencies for their outstanding contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, and the use of advanced and renewable energy technologies at federal facilities. American Water and Fort Belvoir’s award was one of five program awards recognized in 2019.

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California American Water Honored by U.S. Veterans Magazine and U.S. Veterans Business Alliance

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 30 giugno 2018

California American Water is pleased to announce being named to the U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Company and Top Supplier Diversity Programs lists. In addition, the company recently received the 105 percent Club Award from the U.S. Veterans Business Alliance. The two coveted distinctions recognize California American Water’s commitment and efforts to assist veterans and diverse business owners.“California American Water is honored to receive both these recognitions for our efforts to hire veterans and our commitment to working with diverse vendors throughout the state,” said California American Water President, Rich Svindland. “We are privileged to have individuals in our company who have sacrificed so much in service of others.”The company is committed and works tirelessly to include veterans in its procurement processes. In 2017, 6.5 percent of California American Water’s procurement spend was with disabled veterans, exceeding the California Public Utilities Commission’s target of 1.5 percent. In the same year, California American Water worked with the following prime and subcontractor disabled veteran businesses. These firms included Aqueous Vets, Altitude Construction, Business Products Express, Blue Watchdog, Americal Solutions, Wells Sweeping Company, Sacramento for Tractors, and 11th Aerial & Architectural Photography.U.S. Veterans Magazine publishes Best of the Best lists annually for veteran-friendly companies, schools, franchises, supplier diversity programs, and government and law enforcement agencies by polling hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies and evaluating their work with veterans. The Best of the Best lists are compiled from market-based and independent research, diversity conference participation, and survey responses.

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California American Water Launches Personalized Water Bill Videos

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 11 gennaio 2018

californiaCalifornia American Water has launched a new initiative to help customers navigate and better understand the components of their water bills. Starting today, all residential customers on the Monterey Peninsula that have registered an email address with their water account will receive an email notification, including a personalized video of their monthly water bill, along with conservation information. The emails will run monthly through March, unless the customer chooses to unsubscribe from the messages.The animated video will walk customers through their total current charges and total amount due, and highlight water use for the current month compared to the previous month. The video also clarifies water service and usage charges, tiered rates, and surcharges. Finally, the video reminds customers that the Monterey Peninsula faces state-ordered restrictions on its water supply, and offers conservation tips to help achieve a low level of water consumption.
“With tiered rates and a number of surcharges, water bills on the Monterey Peninsula can appear complicated. These videos are an effort to improve our communication about our water charges. We hope customers will use these videos to analyze their water use and better understand their bills,” said External Affairs Manager Catherine Stedman.The videos will be sent via email soon after electronic bills are available online and about 5 days before the customer’s monthly bill arrives in the mail. Exceptions for customers receiving manual meter reads and those with billing disputes or arrangements will apply. The video also contains information about services available on California American Water’s website, such as paperless billing registration, links to rebate applications and other available water conservation programs.
California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 660,000 people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly-traded water and wastewater utility company. 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 by visiting (photo: california)

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