BELLEVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illinois American Water announced today that the company’s 2017 Water Quality Reports are now accessible through its website at https://amwater.com/ilaw/water-quality/water-quality-reports. The information in the reports illustrates Illinois American Water’s commitment to performing in line with or better than standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which are enforced by the Illinois EPA.
Also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, this report compares the quality of water supplied by Illinois American Water against standards established by the EPA. The report describes local drinking water source information and shares test results, including all substances detected in the water and their levels.
“We prioritize the quality and reliability of our customers’ water and the safety of their family and our employees— our teams of water quality, plant operation, and water distribution professionals work hard every day to ensure the highest quality water and service,” said Illinois American Water President Bruce Hauk. “We also care a great deal about making sure our customers have everything they need to be informed and responsible consumers.”
By providing an easy way 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.
“We know that an educated customer is one who will place a higher value on this precious resource and who will have a greater tendency to do his or her part in protecting it. We’re proud to share these reports with the public in order to encourage greater awareness, appreciation and conservation,” said Hauk
In addition to online access, customers can ask for a hard copy to be mailed to them by contacting customer service at 1-800-422-2782.
About Illinois American Water - 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. 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 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.