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  • 04-09-2014
    SENA WASTE SERVICES WINS FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITY FOR CITY OF EDMONTON

    SENA Waste Services, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT NORTH AMERICA, announced today that the City of Edmonton, Alberta, has awarded it a five-year contract worth up to $45 million to operate and maintain the 64,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility at the mammoth Edmonton Waste Management Centre. + Read More
  • 03-21-2014
    UNITED WATER LAUNCHES AQUASSISTANCE NORTH AMERICA TO COORDINATE RESPONSES TO WATER AND SANITATION CRISES

    United Water announced today that with its parent company, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, it has launched the North American branch of Aquassistance, a volunteer corps of technical experts from the U.S. and Canada who respond to water-related crises. + Read More
  • 02-05-2014
    WEST BASIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT RENEWS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH UNITED WATER(2)
    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today announced the signing of a new five-year agreement worth approximately $50 million with the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) to operate and maintain the District’s Edward C. Little Water Recycling Plant and four satellite plants. + Read More
  • 03-11-2014
    SENA WASTE SERVICES WINS FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN HUGE CANADIAN RECYCLING CENTER FOR CITY OF EDMONTON

    SENA Waste Services, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT NORTH AMERICA, announced today that the City of Edmonton, Alberta, has selected the company for a five-year agreement worth approximately $75 million to operate and maintain two key portions of the Edmonton Waste Management Centre. Under the new agreement, SENA Waste Services will maintain and operate the Edmonton Composting Facility (ECF), and provide important maintenance support services for the Integrated Process and Transfer Facility (IPTF), and the Construction & Demolition (C&D) Facility. + Read More
  • 01-21-2014
    UNITED WATER PARTNERS WITH THE CAL RIPKEN, SR. FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH OF POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
    United Water has partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) to continue the Badges for Baseball program in the town of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. for the third consecutive year. + Read More
  • 11-20-2013
    UNITED WATER AND AECOM GARNER TOP ENGINEERING HONORS FOR EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., FACILITY

    United Water and AECOM are pleased to announce that Engineering News-Record New England (ENR) magazine has named the City of East Providence, R.I, Water Pollution Control Facility an “award of merit” in New England. United Water and AECOM completed extensive improvements last year that have made the 59-year-old facility more operationally friendly and efficient. + Read More
  • 10-21-2013
    UNITED WATER NAMES DAVID CARTER GENERAL MANAGER AND VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
    Carter, a former vice president of operations for Veolia Water North America, now responsible for United Water’s operations the Midwest and North Carolina. + Read More
  • 10-18-2013
    UNITED WATER VOLUNTEERS HELP CLEAN UP ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE CONNECTICUT RIVER
    United Water is proud that it’s Holyoke and Springfield, MA employees joined hundreds of volunteers along the Connecticut River for the 17th annual Source to Sea Cleanup. + Read More
  • 10-07-2013
    UNITED WATER RECOGNIZED FOR OPERATION OF COHASSET, MA, WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

    United Water announced today that the Massachusetts Water Pollution Control Association (MWPCA) has recognized the Town of Cohasset, MA, wastewater treatment plant—operated and maintained by United Water—as the best small wastewater treatment facility in the state. United Water has been operating the plant since January 2011.
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  • 10-04-2013
    UNITED WATER & CAL RIPKEN, SR. FOUNDATION HOST END-OF-YEAR CELEBRATION FOR THE JERSEY CITY BADGES FOR BASEBALL PROGRAM

    The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) and United Water hosted an end-of-year celebration for the Badges for Baseball Program in Jersey City, NJ. Two baseball teams from the Jersey City Reviving Baseball in the Inner City Program (RBI) played a friendly game at Jersey City Fields. The players received support and instruction from guest managers, including former Major League ball players Bob Tufts, Glenn Borgmann, Jack Cullen, John Doherty and Oreste Marrero. The night kicked off with Ryan Struthers, director of recreation, Jersey City and Rolando Lavarro, Jr., council president, Jersey City’s City Council throwing out the inaugural first pitch and included a barbeque with food donated by United Water.

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  • 10-01-2013
    UNITED WATER SUPPORTS VALUE OF WATER CAMPAIGN

    United Water today announced support for a public information campaign to raise awareness of the value of water and the challenges facing the nation’s water infrastructure. The campaign is anchored by the website www.thevalueofwater.org. + Read More
  • 09-27-2013
    United Water to Return System to Reidsville “better than we found it”

    United Water, which has operated the City of Reidsville, North Carolina’s water and wastewater system since 1992, today issued a statement thanking the community for “twenty-one extraordinary years” of providing service to the Reidsville community. The company will work with the city to ensure a smooth transition over the coming months. + Read More
  • 09-26-2013
    UNITED WATER MAKES PROGRESS IN FULFILLING CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE COMMITMENT TO INVEST IN WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

    United Water today outlined the significant achievements it has made in fulfilling its Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to attract long-term private investment to improve municipal water systems.  For the first time in this country, a program has been created that enables local authorities to clear millions of dollars of accumulated debt while investing in infrastructure. + Read More
  • 09-17-2013
    UNITED WATER AWARDED GRANT FROM WATER RESEARCH FOUNDATION

    United Water, one of the nation’s leading water services companies, announced today that it has been awarded a research grant from the Water Research Foundation in Denver, CO. The Water Research Foundation is an internationally recognized leader in water research that is dedicated to advancing the science of water by sponsoring cutting-edge research and promoting collaboration. + Read More
  • 08-02-2013
    UNITED WATER PARTNERS WITH THE CAL RIPKEN, SR. FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH OF HAMPDEN COUNTY, MA
    United Water has partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to continue the Badges for Baseball program in Hampden County, which includes Springfield and Holyoke, Mass., for the sixth year. On Thursday, August 1, approximately 100 youth from the Springfield and Holyoke Boys & Girls Clubs attended the Holyoke Blue Sox game, in celebration of the Badges for Baseball program. Badges for Baseball uses baseball and softball to train law enforcement as coaches and mentors to improve relationships between at-risk youth and law enforcement. Prior to the game, youth were honored during an on-field ceremony, and one representative from the Springfield Boys & Girls Club, Holyoke Boys & Girls Club, United Water and Hampden County Sheriff’s Office had the opportunity to throw out the first ceremonial pitch + Read More
  • 07-10-2013
    UNITED WATER RELEASES 2012 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

     United Water, one of the nation’s leading water and wastewater services companies, announced today the release of its online Sustainable Development Report.  Among its accomplishments in 2012, United Water surpassed its commitments in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and significantly reduced water leaks and theft. 
    “United Water is firmly committed to continuously improving our operational and environmental performance,” said Bertrand Camus, Chief Executive Officer of United Water. “That’s because maintaining clean, sustainable water supplies is the single most important contribution to public health and is essential to creating vibrant local economies.”

     

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  • 07-08-2013
    CAL RIPKEN SR. FOUNDATION HONORS UNITED WATER
    United Water, which provides water and wastewater services nationwide, is proud to announce that it has received the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s 2013 Perfect Practice Award for community support. The award recognizes United Water for its ongoing support of character-building programs offered to thousands of at-risk youths through Boys and Girls Clubs located within United Water’s service areas. + Read More
  • 06-11-2013
    UNITED WATER HONORED WITH ‘DISTINGUISHED ENGINEERING’ AWARD

    United Water announced today that it has become the first recipient of the New Jersey Alliance for Action’s Distinguished Engineering Award, honoring innovative and outstanding engineering accomplishments. United Water was honored for its SOLUTIONSM business model, based on the project’s uniqueness and positive impact on New Jersey's economy and environment.  + Read More
  • 04-25-2013
    UNITED WATER RECEIVES OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    United Water, one of the nation’s leading providers of water and wastewater services, was recognized today by Springfield Public Schools for providing exceptional outreach and education programs to Springfield students + Read More
  • 04-17-2013
    ANTHONY R. COSCIA ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF UNITED WATER’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    United Water, one of the nation’s leading providers of water services, has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony Coscia to be its chairman effective today. + Read More
  • 03-22-2013
    United Water Calls For Action To Improve America’s Water Systems On World Water Day

    United Water, a leading provider of water and wastewater management services and the US subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, one of the world’s largest water and resource management companies, today embraced the United Nation’s World Water Day, which marks 2013 as being the year of International Water Cooperation, and issued a call for government leaders here to address head-on the growing challenge of maintaining water systems in the US.

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  • 02-11-2013
    UNITED WATER RECEIVES STAR AWARD FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH EXCELLENCE

    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, is pleased to announce that its Wixom Wastewater Treatment Facility will receive the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program (MVPP) Star Award for workplace safety and health excellence from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) at a special ceremony and luncheon to be held today at the Wixom Community Center located at 49015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393. 

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  • 02-01-2013
    UNITED WATER COMPLETED SALE OF REGULATED OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS

    United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, announced today that it had completed the sale of its regulated water operations in Arkansas for $27.6 million to Liberty Utilities Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., a publicly traded Canadian company.  Liberty Utilities has water and wastewater interests in Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Texas. 

     

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  • 01-22-2013
    US EPA AWARDS UNITED WATER FOR ‘OUTSTANDING’ OPERATION OF WESTERLY, RI, WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded United Water the 2012 Regional EPA Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award for its “outstanding operations and management” of the Westerly, RI, Wastewater Treatment Plant.

     

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  • 01-03-2013
    UNITED WATER FOUNDATION DONATES $55,000 TO SUPPORT HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF EFFORTS

    The United Water Foundation donated $55,000 to Bergen County’s United Way Compassion Fund to assist people who were significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy. 

     

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  • 12-20-2012
    UNITED WATER AND KKR SIGN UNIQUE UTILITY PARTNERSHIP WITH CITY OF BAYONNE, NJ

    Using a new model to address water infrastructure needs, United Water and KKR announced today the initiation of a partnership for water and wastewater system operations in the City of Bayonne, NJ. Operations will begin tomorrow December 21. The agreement was approved by the Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority (BMUA) and by numerous state agencies.

     

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  • 09-26-2012
    UNITED WATER ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO ACTION AT 2012 CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE ANNUAL MEETING

    United Water, one of the largest water services providers in the nation, made a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York that offers cities across the U.S. a new long-term solution to the challenge of meeting current and future water needs.

     

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  • 11-16-2012
    ‘SOLUTION’ VOTED BEST BY INDUSTRY PEERS AT AWS

    Municipal and industry leaders voted to recognize United Water with the Partnership Performance of the Year Award for its new ‘Solution: Investing in America’s Water’ offering

     

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  • 10-26-2012
    UNITED WATER OPENS NATIONAL COMMAND CENTER IN BOISE, ID
    Focused on ensuring the health and safety of employees, customers and clients while protecting critical infrastructure, United Water has opened a national command center in Boise, Idaho to coordinate our response to Hurricane Sandy. + Read More
  • 10-17-2012
    UNITED WATER DEDICATES $52 MILLION UPGRADE AT EAST PROVIDENCE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FACILITY

    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today celebrated the completion of infrastructure upgrades totaling $52 million at its City of East Providence Water Pollution Control Facility. The treatment plant has undergone extensive improvements that have made the facility more operationally friendly and efficient. Now equipped with advanced technology and two new odor control systems that help treat harmful and odorous gases, as well as the new and improved Collection System has increased capacity to eliminate sewer system overflows that have improved water quality in the Providence River and Narragansett Bay.   

     

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  • 09-04-2012
    UNITED WATER COMPLETES SALE OF CONNECTICUT REGULATED OPERATIONS
    United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, announced today that it had completed the sale of its regulated water operations in Connecticut to Aquarion Water Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut. The $38.5 million transaction was approved by the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. + Read More
  • 07-20-2012
    United Water Sells Arkansas Regulated Operations
    United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, announced today that it had reached an agreement to sell its regulated water operations in Arkansas for $28.6 million to Liberty Utilities Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities, a publicly traded Canadian energy company with water and wastewater interests in four states: Arizona, Illinois, Missouri and Texas. + Read More
  • 05-09-2012
    UNITED WATER “FAR EXCEEDS” JUDGING CRITERIA TO WIN CS WEEK AND ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER 2012 EXPANDING EXCELLENCE AWARD
    United Water received the national CS Week and Electric Light & Power 2012 Expanding Excellence Award after “far exceeding the ingenuity, success and commitment” envisioned to deserve the win in the “Best CIS Implementation, Class Level I” category. + Read More
  • 05-04-2012
    UNITED WATER SELECTED TO OPERATE & MAINTAIN WASTEWATER TREATMENT ASSETS FOR NASSAU COUNTY, NY
    United Water, one of the nation's leading environmental services companies and a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, has been selected by Nassau County, New York to professionally operate, maintain and improve the wastewater treatment assets of the County. The company will now partner with Nassau County officials to select an investor that will assist the County in reducing its debt and improving its wastewater system through investments in infrastructure. Subject to final approval by the Nassau County Legislature, this arrangement will ensure recurring savings for Nassau County and create the nation's largest public-private partnership. + Read More
  • 04-05-2012
    UNITED WATER RENEWS CONTRACT WITH VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE, IL TO OPERATE WASTEWATER SYSTEM
    United Water, one of the largest water services providers in the nation, has reached an agreement with Village of Bensenville, Illinois, to extend its agreement to operate, maintain and manage the Village’s wastewater treatment system for the next two years. 
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  • 03-15-2012
    UNITED WATER AND CITY OF CAMDEN REACH SETTLEMENT ON TERMS OF WATER CONTRACT

     United Water and the City of Camden announce that they have reached agreement for settling a lawsuit between the two parties concerning the provision of water and wastewater service to the City’s residents.

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  • 10-13-2011
    UNITED WATER AND UWUA LOCAL 584 REACH AGREEMENT

    United Water announced that the Utility Workers Union of America Local 584 ratified a new contract with the company. Local 584 represents employees affiliated with United Water Delaware. The company provides water services to about 110,000 people in northern New Castle County.

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  • 10-05-2011
    UNITED WATER AND UWUA LOCAL 375 REACH AGREEMENT

    United Water announced that the Utility Workers Union of America Local 375 recently ratified a new contract with the company. Local 375 represents employees affiliated with United Water Jersey City. The company operates the Jersey City water system through a contract agreement with the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority.

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  • 09-01-2011
    UNITED WATER APPOINTS NADINE LESLIE PRESIDENT OF ITS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES GROUP

    United Water announced today that Nadine Leslie has been named president of United Water Environmental Services, the company’s contract services division. In this role, Leslie is responsible for overseeing the operations and management of United Water‘s nationwide contract operations.

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  • 08-09-2011
    UNITED WATER APPOINTS LISETTE PROVENCHER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS SUPPORT

    United Water announced today that Lisette Provencher has been appointed senior vice president, operations support, for United Water and its parent company, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT North America.

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  • 08-27-2011
    UNITED WATER OPENS NATIONAL COMMAND CENTER

    United Water has opened a national command center in Boise, Idaho, to coordinate the company’s response to Hurricane Irene. 

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  • 08-08-2011
    UNITED WATER SIGNS 5-YEAR CONTRACT WITH TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, TO OPERATE WASTEWATER FACILITIES

     United Water, a SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT subsidiary, announced it reached an agreement with the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, for a five year contract to operate, maintain and manage its Arlington and Country Club wastewater treatment facilities.

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  • 07-19-2011
    UNITED WATER AND INDIANAPOLIS RECEIVE NACWA AWARDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

    United Water and the city of Indianapolis were recently honored with two Platinum Peak Performance Awards from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The awards recognize the partnership’s contributions to environmental protection and the clean water community.

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  • 07-05-2011
    UNITED WATER AND PONTIAC, MI SIGN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR MANAGEMENT OF WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS

    United Water announced that the company has signed a five-year contract for professional operations, maintenance and management of the water and wastewater systems with the city of Pontiac, MI, located 30 miles northwest of Detroit. The agreement calls for United Water to manage the city’s water and sewer utilities division, which is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system, two wastewater treatment plants and storm and sanitary sewer systems.

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  • 06-16-2011
    UNITED WATER’S LAKE DEFOREST TREATMENT PLANT RECEIVES ISO 14001 AND 9001 CERTIFICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT

    United Water officials announced today that the company’s Lake DeForest Water Treatment Plant in West Nyack, NY, recently received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001: 2004 and 9001: 2008 certifications, demonstrating that the plant’s environmental and quality management systems meet stringent international standards.

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  • 06-08-2011
    UNITED WATER AND EAST PROVIDENCE BREAK GROUND FOR WASTEWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS

    United Water and the City of East Providence held a ground breaking ceremony today marking the start of a $52.5 million upgrade to the city’s wastewater collection and treatment facilities. The construction project includes state-of-the-art improvements that will protect the Narragansett Bay and help ensure regulatory compliance.

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  • 04-21-2011
    UNITED WATER AND NCPA LAUNCH NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATION

    United Water and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced a partnership today to encourage people throughout the United States to properly dispose of their unused or expired medications in an environmentally-friendly manner. A major part of the campaign will center around the NCPA’s website dedicated to the program - www.DisposeMyMeds.org - that directs people to their local independent pharmacy where they can drop off their unused medications.

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  • 04-21-2011
    UNITED WATER TO HOST SUPPLIER OPPORTUNITY MEETING IN JACKSON, MS

    United Water will host its third informative meeting about upcoming bid opportunities in Jackson, MS. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 26, at the Mississippi Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) at Jackson State University’s E-Center/California Room located at 1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS. Local suppliers can learn about United Water’s scope of services, its supply chain process and procedures, upcoming bids, and community outreach focus.

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  • 03-21-2011
    UNITED WATER NAMES ANNA MARIA DELIZETH BRENNAN DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITYAND INCLUSION

    United Water officials announced that Anna Maria Delizeth Brennan, a resident of Hoboken, New Jersey, has joined the company as director of diversity and inclusion. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing vision, strategy and leadership related to the company’s nationwide diversity and inclusion program. Brennan will ensure that the company attains its goals and objectives related to employees, suppliers, clients and the communities it serves.

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  • 03-02-2011
    RECONSTRUCTION OF HAITI

    DINEPA, Haiti’s National Directorate for Drinking Water and Sanitation, has selected SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT to support it for three years in drawing up and implementing an urgent plan to restore drinking water and sanitation services in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince.

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  • 12-29-2010
    CITY OF HOLYOKE AND UNITED WATER WIN NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED INFRASTRUCTURE AWARD

    United Water and the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts, announced that they are the recipients of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships’ “Distinguished Infrastructure Award” for the Berkshire Street Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Treatment Facility. The CSO facility was built through a joint effort between the City and United Water, which operates Holyoke’s wastewater system.

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  • 12-23-2010
    UNITED WATER NEW JERSEY TO REDEEM PREFERRED STOCK

    United Water officials announced today that the company plans to redeem the shares of United Water New Jersey Cumulative Preferred Stock on January 31, 2011.

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  • 12-21-2010
    UNITED WATER AND NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION EARN NATIONAL “CLEAN WATER” AWARD

    United Water and the Narragansett Bay Commission’s Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility recently received the Silver Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. The award recognizes Bucklin Point’s outstanding compliance record in achieving excellent water quality during calendar year 2009. The Bucklin Point facility is owned by the Narragansett Bay Commission and managed by United Water through a 10-year public-private partnership agreement.

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  • 12-08-2010
    UNITED WATER REFUTES DOJ CHARGES

    United Water officials refuted environmental criminal charges filed today by United States Department of Justice in Hammond, Indiana, regarding the company’s former operation of the Gary Sanitary District facilities. The company operated the District’s wastewater treatment facilities from 1998 to 2010.

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  • 11-19-2010
    UNITED WATER NAMES PATRICK CAIRO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

    United Water announced that Patrick Cairo has been named senior vice president of corporate development. In this capacity he will oversee business development activities related to water, wastewater and waste services in the regulated and contract services marketplaces. He will coordinate these efforts with sister company, Utility Service, which offers long-term asset management contracts for water storage facilities with municipal and industrial clients.

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  • 10-29-2010
    UNITED WATER GREAT GORGE AND UNITED WATER VERNON SEWAGE FILE FOR RATE RELIEF

    United Water today filed a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) requesting approval to merge United Water Great Gorge and United Water Vernon Sewage into one new company which would be known as United Water Sewer Services. The two companies are interconnected at multiple points, have the same customer base and serve the same area.

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  • 10-28-2010
    HAWORTH WATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE RECEIVES NATIONAL DBIA AWARD

    The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recognized United Water New Jersey’s Haworth Water Treatment Plant Upgrade with a National Design-Build Excellence Award in the water/wastewater over $25 million category. The award was presented at DBIA’s 2010 Design-Build Conference and Exposition earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • 10-28-2010
    UNITED WATER’S EDWARD J. IMPARATO WINS 2010 NJBIZ CFO OF THE YEAR AWARD
    United Water announced that Edward Imparato, senior vice president and chief financial officer, was selected by NJBIZ to receive the 2010 CFO of the Year Award. + Read More
  • 08-11-2010
    Two United Water Employees Receive Water For People Awards

    United Water announced that Water for People, an international, nonprofit humanitarian organization that focuses on long-lasting, safe drinking water resources and improved sanitation facilities in developing countries, recently honored Mike Post van der Burg and the late Pasquale “Pat” Radice with the prestigious Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award. The presentation was made during the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago.

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  • 07-16-2010
    Customers Could Win Up To $2,500 By Learning About United Water's Paperless eBilling Program

    United Water officials announced the launch of a sweepstakes campaign designed to encourage enrollment in its award-winning paperless eBilling program that will offer a grand prize of $2,500 and four daily prizes of $50 during the next 12 weeks. The “Go Green. Win Green.” program is open to residents and businesses in United Water’s service territory who visit the company’s website at www.unitedwater.com/ebillingprize.

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  • 06-07-2010
    United Water Toms River Granted Increase In Water Rates

    The New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has approved an increase in water rates for residential and commercial customers of United Water Toms River, which serves approximately 120,000 residents in Toms River, South Toms River and Berkeley. The typical residential customer, using an average of 5,300 gallons of water per month, will see an average bill increase of $6.75 a month or approximately 22 cents per day. The increase was primarily related to water system improvements and inflationary impacts on overall operating expenses, and will provide the company with an additional $4.9 million in annual revenue.

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  • 05-27-2010
    UNITED WATER’S JOHN DYKSEN APPOINTED TO NJ DEP SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD

    United Water announced today that John Dyksen, vice president of capital planning, has been appointed to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Science Advisory Board. The new Science Advisory Board will help ensure accurate science is the guiding principal in DEP’s decisions on key environmental issues by providing assessments that are independent and highly qualified.

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  • 05-26-2010
    Utility Service Acquires JPI Painting Of Poland, OH

    Utility Service Co., Inc., the nation’s leading supplier of water storage tank maintenance services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of JPI Painting, Inc. of Poland, Ohio. JPI Painting is dedicated to the rehabilitation of water storage tanks, steel structures and silos – specializing in the application of linings for a variety of industries.

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  • 05-05-2010
    United Water Supports Senate Action On Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2010

    United Water today offered its support for the bipartisan Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2010 introduced earlier this week by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and cosponsors Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA). The bill will remove state volume caps on private activity bonds (PABs) for water and wastewater projects, freeing up billions of private capital dollars for investment in the nation’s water infrastructure. A similar bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last year by Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) was passed by the House as part of the Small Business and Infrastructure Tax Act last month. 

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  • 03-05-2010
    Newtown Wastewater Treatment Facility Receives EPA Excellence Award

    The Newtown Wastewater Treatment Plant, operated by United Water, was recognized for its operational and maintenance performance by Region One of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 2009 Excellence Award was presented to representatives of the Town of Newtown and United Water at the New England Water Environment Association’s annual conference.

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  • 03-11-2010
    United Water Pennsylvania Granted Increase In Water Rates

    The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved a rate increase for residential and commercial customers of United Water Pennsylvania, which will provide the company with an additional $2.6 million in annual revenue.

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  • 03-04-2010
    United Water Signs 10-Year Contract With East Providence To Upgrade And Operate City's Wastewater Facilities

    United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today announced it had reached agreement with the City of East Providence, RI, for a 10-year, design-build-operate (DBO) contract for the city’s wastewater collection and treatment facilities, which provide service to roughly two-thirds of East Providence’s 50,000 residents.

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  • 01-07-2010
    United Water And Infilco Degremont Establish Water Research Center

    United Water jointly launched a unique collaborative effort with its sister company, Infilco Degremont, Inc., establishing a Water Environmental Research Center (United WERC) to spearhead innovative efforts in providing safe drinking water and state-of-the-art wastewater treatment.

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  • 09-16-2009
    United Water Pennsylvania Files Rate Request With PUC

    United Water Pennsylvania today filed for rate relief with the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC) requesting a $5.35 per month or 18 cents per day increase in rates for a typical residential customer. The proposed increase, if approved by the PUC, would raise the average residential customer’s annual bill from $396 to $460

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  • 09-03-2009
    United Water Idaho Files Rate Request With IPUC

    United Water Idaho today filed for rate relief with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) requesting a $4.37 per month or 15 cents per day increase in rates for a typical residential customer.

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  • 08-31-2009
    United Water Appoints Brent A. Fewell Vice President Of Environmental Compliance

    United Water, one of the nation’s largest water services providers, announced today that Brent A. Fewell has joined the company as vice president of environmental compliance. In this capacity, Fewell is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the company’s environmental compliance program for its operations throughout North America

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  • 08-24-2009
    West Basin Municipal Water District Renews Professional Services Agreement With United Water

    Parties sign new 5-year agreement for comprehensive operations and maintenance of internationally acclaimed water recycling program.

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  • 07-31-2009
    United Water Acquires Bethel Consolidated Water Company of Connecticut

     United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today announced the company’s acquisition of Bethel Consolidated, Inc

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  • 07-29-2009
    United Water Begins New Five-Year Agreement in the Town of Barnstable, MA

    United Water, one of the largest providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, is beginning a five-year contract to provide safe and reliable drinking water to the Village of Hyannis, MA. Hyannis is the largest of the seven villages in the Town of Barnstable, the county seat of Barnstable County, and one of five water districts in the Town.

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  • 07-13-2009
    United Water Closes $65 Million Unsecured Tax Exempt Debt To Support Infrastructure Upgrades

    Bonds will help fund largest capital investment in United Water’s 140-Year history; one of the most technologically advanced water treatment plants in the US.

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  • 06-26-2009
    United Water Dedicates $100 Million Upgrade of Haworth Water Treatment Plant

    Ceremony Celebrates Completion & Activation of $100M Investment in Haworth Water Treatment Plant; Largest Capital Investment in United Water’s 140-Year History Makes Haworth One of the Most Technologically Advanced Water Treatment Plant in the US

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  • 06-24-2009
    John E. Dyksen, P.E., Appointed to Water Research Foundation Board of Directors
    John E. Dyksen, Vice President for Capital Investment Planning and Engineering for United Water, was recently appointed to a three year term on the Water Research Foundation (WRF) Board of Directors, located in Denver, CO. Dyksen is one of three representatives of the National Association of Water Companies on the Foundation Board, formerly known as American Water Works Association Research Foundation. + Read More
  • 04-03-2009
    United Water New Jersey Receives Rate Relief
    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) today approved a rate increase for customers of United Water New Jersey which was primarily related to water quality improvements at the company’s Haworth Water Treatment Plant and other investments in the company’s water distribution system. + Read More
  • 04-03-2009
    More Than 3,000 Acres For Open Space Preserved Through Settlement Between United Water, Bergen SWAN & Hackensack Riverkeeper

    United Water New Jersey, Bergen Save the Watershed Action Network (SWAN), and Hackensack Riverkeeper have agreed to amicably resolve issues related to a comprehensive review of all company property since the enactment of the Watershed Protection and Moratorium Act, passed by the New Jersey Legislature in 1988. The settlement was approved yesterday by the Watershed Review Board, which consists of the Commissioners of the Board of Public Utilities, Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Consumer Affairs.

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  • 08-01-2008
    SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Completes Acquisition Of Utility Service Company

    United Waters parent company, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT North America, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Utility Service Company of Perry, GA, the nations leading water tank maintenance service company, for $220 million. Utility Service also provides other asset management services such as sales and leasing of new tanks, and antenna site management for 2,000 municipalities and private water utilities in 35 states.

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  • 05-27-2008
    United Water And Gary Sanitary District Sign Five-Year Extension For Wastewater Contract

    United Water announced today that the company has signed a five-year extension to its contract to manage the Gary Sanitary Districts wastewater treatment facilities and sewage collection system. United Water, whose contract ends May 31, 2008, has operated these facilities in Indiana through a public-private partnership since 1998.

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  • 02-29-2008
    Successful United Water-Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

    United Water, which has operated the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s wastewater system since 1998, today issued a statement thanking the community for “ten extraordinary years” of providing service to the Greater Milwaukee community. The company’s contract with the MMSD expires on February 29.

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  • 01-30-2008
    United Water And Jersey City Agree To 10-Year Water Contract

    United Water announced today that the company has been awarded a new contract to operate the City of Jersey City, New Jersey’s water system for the next 10 years. Under the terms of the agreement, United Water will manage the treatment plant, watershed, aqueduct, and distribution system and provide customer service, meter reading and billing services. The final contract terms have been submitted to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Local Finance Board for review and approval.

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