Pennsylvania American Water Completes Acquisition of Creekside Development Water System

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (June 22, 2023)Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the water system assets of the Creekside Development in New Providence, Lancaster County. The newly acquired water system currently serves approximately 85 homes and is expected to increase to 285 homes as the development grows.

“Pennsylvania American Water couldn’t be more pleased to welcome the residents of the Creekside Development as new water customers,” said Pennsylvania American Water President Justin Ladner. “We look forward to providing this community with safe, reliable service by delivering on our technical expertise and decades of water experience.”

The $151,572 purchase was approved on May 18, 2023, by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC). In accordance with the PUC’s approval, Creekside residents will be charged Pennsylvania American Water rates, effective today. The PUC regulates the company’s rates, rules, and regulations of service; therefore, any future rate changes will require review and approval by the PUC.

Pennsylvania American Water offers multiple customer assistance programs, including its longstanding H2O Help to Others Program. For qualifying water customers, the program offers grants of up to $500 per year; a 40% to 80% discount on the monthly service fee and a 25% to 80% discount on the monthly volumetric charges; and water-saving devices and education. 

Pennsylvania 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 wastewater services to approximately 2.3 million people. For more information, visit and follow Pennsylvania American Water on Twitter and Facebook.

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David Misner

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