We have had the opportunity to work with communities of all sizes, all over the country. Here are just a few recent testimonials from city officials we have worked with. To view letters of recommendations and testimony from our partners click here.

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Village of Tolono Mayor, Rob Murphy, – The sale of the water and wastewater systems to Illinois American Water, "will provide the residents of Tolono with industry experts focused on upgrading the water and wastewater systems." He continued, "The Village will benefit from capital investments which will allow the Village and opportunity for community development and growth."

Laura Weis, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce – “Illinois American Water has been an asset to our community by creating jobs and improving the quality of life by providing safe and clean drinking water. Illinois American Water always exceeds in community outreach. Year in and year out, Illinois American Water has been a trusted partner in community events and donations.”

Kyle Hasting, Mayor, Village of Orland Hills – "I understand the importance of infrastructure investment and the need within the water and wastewa ter industry. Given your history of investment in Orland Hills, which supports jobs within our local community, I can count on Illinois American Water to keep us well ahead of the industry standard.” 

Michael Bayler, Mayor, Village of Fisher – "Illinois American Water has made critical infrastructure upgrades. With their resources, they’ve completed work faster and with less impact to rates than if we’d handled these investments ourselves.”

Totsie Bailey, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Southwestern Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council – “Your partnership with Illinois American Water to provide your community water and sewer service will help ensure good, local jobs and the all-important investment needed in our state’s infrastructure.”

Mike Doolan, Business Manager, Plumbers Local 63 “I don’t know of a company that provides better water quality and that is key for prevention of disease, food production, and nourishment for all human life. Our members take great pride in delivery of clean water to all American Water customers.” 

Kent Kowal, Mayor, City of Farmington – "I couldn’t be more pleased with the service Illinois American Water has provided or the concern they have shown our residents. They have kept their commitment to us, investing in our system and upsizing water mains as well as installing new fire hydrants. The biggest testament to the work by Illinois American Water in the short time they’ve been a part of our community is the improvement of the quality of water.”

Larry Ivory, President, Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce – "As the President for the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce, it is my responsibility to work on behalf of our members and ensure they have a seat at the table. Often our members hear me say ‘If you aren’t at the table, you are on the menu.’ This is because it is critical to the success of the minority community that we are represented. With Illinois American Water, we have a seat at the table.”

James Dillon, Mayor, City of West Peoria – “In West Peoria, our citizens are served by Illinois American Water. The company has upgraded our water mains and partnered closely with our fire department to ensure needed water pressure and fire hydrants for fire protection. Our residents are also protected by the additional oversight provided through the Illinois Commerce Commission which regulates private utilities.”