American Water Awarded $5.1 M Contract to Rehabilitate the City of Camden’s Combined Sewer Regulators – Valdosta Daily Times

17July 2020

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Jul 17, 2020– American Water( NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that its Contract Services Group, was awarded a$5.1 million agreement by the City of Camden to fix up 28 combined sewage system regulators.”American Water is happy to have been granted the sewage system rehabilitation job by the City, “stated Mark McDonough, president, Military Services Group, American Water.”This important task, to be accomplished cooperatively with the City, will substantially minimize circumstances of local flooding and work to directly help improve the lifestyle for citizens and surrounding communities.”

The combined drain regulator project consists of replacement, repairs, chamber cleansing and coating, and jetting of the adjacent sewer. Rehab of the regulator chambers and equipment is an essential part for reducing significant flooding effects experienced throughout the City of Camden.

“We are pleased to be making these crucial enhancements and positive in the ability of our partners at American Water to efficiently finish the drain rehabilitation task,” stated Camden Mayor Frank Moran. “Camden has understood unprecedented growth city-wide recently including considerable upgrades to our City infrastructure. This $5.1 million financial investment by the City and American Water will immediately help to lower regional flooding and enhance Camden's capability to manage storm water arising from future weather events. Numerous thanks to the project funders as these cash are helping to leverage billions of public-private dollars that are changing Camden into a preferable 21 st century City.”

An appropriately developed and running mechanical regulator manages the quantity of circulation allowed to pass from the combined sewage system into the obstructing line, and ultimately to the treatment plant for treatment. Camden's current combined sewage system mechanical regulators are designed to pass an established quantity of circulation to the interceptor at all times which can trigger localized flooding instances throughout heavy rainfall events.

The $5.1 million task, moneyed by the New Jersey Water Bank (NJWB), is anticipated to be finished by the end of 2022. The NJWB is a State Revolving Fund program jointly administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank and uses a mix of funds offered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the DEP and the Infrastructure Bank to offer low interest loans to borrowers for ecological facilities projects. State Revolving Fund programs around the nation offer states and communities the resources essential to keep and improve the facilities securing our valuable water resources nationwide.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the biggest and most geographically varied U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater energy business. The business employs more than 6,800 dedicated experts who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other associated services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water supplies safe, clean, budget-friendly and reliable water services to our customers to ensure we keep their lives flowing. To find out more, go to amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter&, Facebook&and LinkedIn. View source version on businesswire.com:

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