New York American Water Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

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Company’s Water Continues to Meet or Surpass All State and Federal Standards

MERRICK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York American Water’s 2015 Water Quality Reports are now accessible through its website at

Also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, the annual report details the quality of water supplied by New York American Water against the compliance standards established by the US Environmental Protection Agency and New York Department of Environmental Conservation. It describes local drinking water sources, testing conducted on the water, substances detected, and the levels of those substances. Commonly asked questions and the relevant answers concerning local drinking water are also included in the report.

“Meeting these standards is the most important thing we do every moment of every day,” said New York American Water President Brian Bruce. “Our teams of water quality, plant operations, and water distribution professionals work hard each and every day to ensure the highest quality water and service to our customers, and these annual results are a testament to their dedication. We encourage our customers to familiarize themselves with the information in these reports.”

Printed copies of the report are available to customers who cannot -- or do not wish to -- access it online. Customers can call the company’s customer service center at 800-426-6999 and request a copy of their local report, and it will be mailed to them.

New York American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water company in New York, providing high-quality and reliable water services to approximately 350,000 people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,400 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 at


New York American Water
Peter A. Eschbach, 856-782-2316

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