Indiana American Water Places Ogden Dunes Water Treatment Facility Back in Service

(GARY, IND., -- OCTOBER 3, 2021) – Indiana American Water today placed its Ogden Dunes water treatment facility back in service after water sample results confirmed no impacts to its Lake Michigan source water. The company shut down the facility on Sunday evening, September 26, 2021, after reports of a release into Burns Ditch near Portage, Ind.

The company used water from the Borman Park water treatment facility in Gary, Ind. to serve its Lake and Porter county customers during the Ogden Dunes shutdown.

Indiana 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 1.32 million people. For more information, visit and follow Indiana 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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