Missouri American Water Helps to Protect the Source During Drinking Water WeekSource: Business Wire
Company releases annual Consumer Confidence Report with data about water quality
In recognition of the
As part of Drinking Water Week, Missouri American Water announced today that the company’s 2018 Water Quality Reports are now accessible through the company website at https://amwater.com/moaw/water-quality/water-quality-reports, as well as via printed copies that can be mailed to customers.
“Though we have come a long way in terms of our water treatments and
services, there is still a lot of work to be done and challenges to
Also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, Missouri American Water’s
annual water quality report compares the quality of water supplied by
Missouri American Water against standards established by the
By providing two easy ways for customers to receive confirmation that their drinking water meets all federal standards for water quality, the company is also working to increase the public’s understanding of the value of water.
In addition, Missouri American Water will be out in the community celebrating Drinking Water Week, with the goal of generating awareness about the need to maintain quality and conserve the supply of the world’s drinking water. Events and activities include:
- A tour of our largest water treatment plant, Central Plant, for a group of local 7th-grade students
An open house at our
Radcliffewastewater facility for members of that neighborhood
Missouri American Water will also be taking the opportunity to educate its customers and communities throughout the week about the specific steps taken to ensure the delivery of clean water from various sources. These include:
- Nearly 1 million tests and measurements that are conducted each year at American Water’s state-of-the-art research laboratories around the country;
- The innovation of the most advanced technology, equipment and filtration processes (to date, American Water has examined more than 600 technologies and is actively pursuing a dozen partnerships to create better efficiencies); and
Vigorous work with the
Environmental Protection Agency( EPA) to meet/exceed water quality standards and to address emerging water contaminants so that potential quality threats are stopped in their tracks.
And as a result of the above, Missouri American Water surface treatment
plants are members of the Partnership for Safe Water. The Partnership is
a national voluntary initiative developed by the
To advance goals to Protect the Source, Missouri American Water encourages individuals to take the following action during Drinking Water Week, then work to put that action into year-round practice.
- Be conscious of daily water use and take the necessary steps in the home to be water smart and help preserve this precious resource, which can also have an impact on reducing monthly bills.
- Be sure that leaking pipes and faucets—indoors and outdoors—are repaired.
- Take care in the use of garden, lawn, garage and other home products, and ensure that they do not inadvertently find their way into water sources.
- Dispose of chemicals, unused medicines or other potentially harmful products properly, and do not put them directly into home drains, the sewer, street drains or the lawn.
For more information on Missouri American Water, visit https://amwater.com/moaw/. For more information on Drinking Water Week, visit https://www.awwa.org/Events-Education/Drinking-Water-Week.
Missouri American Water
Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of
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 7,100 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to more than 14 million people in
46 states and
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