Illinois American Water Lifts Conservation Measures for Customers in Pope, Saline, Hardin and Gallatin Counties

Herod, Ill. – (March 1, 2021) – Illinois American Water has lifted the conservation notice to customers in Pope, Saline, Hardin and Gallatin Counties.  Illinois American Water serves a portion of these areas. 

Water use is no longer restricted.

Mike Brown, operations superintendent, thanked customers for their assistance. He said, “By following the mandatory conservation order, customers supported continued water service to homes and businesses.  We really appreciate their efforts.”

While customers are no longer required to take conservation measures, they are reminded to use water wisely. Wise water use tips cans be found at

Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people. American Water also operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality control and research laboratory in Belleville. For more information, visit and follow Illinois American Water on Twitter and Facebook.


About American Water

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 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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