CORRECTING and REPLACING More Than 2,000 Truck Trips Already Removed from PA Roadways as New 18-Mile Water Pipeline Supplies

  CORRECTING and REPLACING More Than 2,000 Truck Trips Already Removed from PA
  Roadways as New 18-Mile Water Pipeline Supplies Shale Drill Sites

 Aqua America and PVR Partners joint venture already a “win-win;” alleviating
 traffic in local communities, benefitting residents and Marcellus operating
                                  companies

CORRECTION...by Aqua America, Inc.

Business Wire

BRYN MAWR & RADNOR, Pa. -- April 30, 2012

Second graph, fourth sentence of release should read: Each company has
invested approximately $10.2 million as of March 31, 2012, for construction of
the first segment of the project. (sted Each company has invested
approximately [$12] million for construction of the first segment of the
project.)

The corrected release reads:

 MORE THAN 2,000 TRUCK TRIPS ALREADY REMOVED FROM PA ROADWAYS AS NEW 18-MILE
                  WATER PIPELINE SUPPLIES SHALE DRILL SITES

 Aqua America and PVR Partners joint venture already a “win-win;” alleviating
 traffic in local communities, benefitting residents and Marcellus operating
                                  companies

Aqua America Inc. (NYSE: WTR) and Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE:
PVR) ("PVR") today announced that a newly constructed private pipeline
supplying fresh water to certain natural gas producers drilling in the
Marcellus Shale in north-central Pennsylvania is now fully operational. It
marks the first time water is being commercially supplied directly to drill
sites in the Marcellus Shale without the public-highway use of heavy-weight
5,400-gallon tanker trucks customarily employed in well completions. In less
than a month of operation, the pipeline has already eliminated more than 2,000
water truck trips over rural roadways. In addition, this project supported the
creation of approximately 100 local jobs over the course of construction.

The pipeline project is owned and operated by Aqua — PVR Water Services, LLC,
a joint venture of certain Aqua America and PVR operating subsidiaries. The
12-inch diameter steel pipeline largely parallels the trunkline of PVR's
gathering system in Lycoming County and shares PVR's existing rights-of-way.
PVR constructed the fresh water pipeline and handled negotiation of water
pipeline capacity contracts with producers. Each company has invested
approximately $10.2 million as of March 31, 2012, for construction of the
first segment of the project. The joint venture has entered into a three-year
agreement with Range Resources - Appalachia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC), to supply fresh water to three of
Range's water impoundments.

William H. Shea, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of PVR, said, “We are pleased to
see the start of service of the first phase of this new private pipeline water
delivery system that so tangibly benefits both the residents and the
contracting producers in the local communities where we operate. We look
forward to completing the planned extensions of the pipeline and the expansion
of service to additional producers in the region.”

Aqua America Chairman and CEO Nicholas DeBenedictis said, “We are glad to have
entered a business offering a positive alternative to the impact of truck
hauling through rural communities, while reducing diesel emissions and the
overall carbon footprint of providing needed water to the drilling business.
By reducing truck traffic, we are also reducing the noise from the vehicles
and wear-and-tear on local roadways, plus helping to reduce carbon emissions
associated with the thousands of truck trips that have been eliminated because
of the pipeline.

“We’ve been in the water business for more than 125 years and shale drilling
is a very water intensive business,” DeBenedictis continued. “As this business
continues to grow, it’s important that water professionals like Aqua America
be involved to ensure the proper management of such an important resource.”

Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly-traded
water utilities and serves almost 3 million residents in Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, New
York and Georgia. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under
the ticker symbol WTR.

Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) is a publicly traded limited
partnership which owns and manages coal and natural resource properties and
related assets, and owns and operates midstream natural gas gathering and
processing businesses. We own approximately 900 million tons of proven coal
reserves in Northern and Central Appalachia, and the Illinois and San Juan
Basins; our midstream natural gas assets are located principally in Texas,
Oklahoma and Pennsylvania and include more than 4,200 miles of natural gas
gathering pipelines and 7 processing systems with approximately 480 million
cubic feet per day of capacity. For more information about PVR, visit
www.pvrpartners.com.

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, among others, the
anticipated completion of the next phase of the Marcellus Shale private water
pipeline project and the expansion of service to additional producers in the
region, the impact of the project on reducing truck traffic on local roadways
and reducing associated carbon emissions. There are important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements including: general economic
business conditions; demand for natural gas; demand for water used in natural
gas drilling; changes in regulations related to permitting for water
withdrawals used for natural gas drilling; and other factors discussed in our
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ending December 31, 2011, which is
on file with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise
any forward-looking statement.

WTRF

Contact:

Aqua America, Inc.
Donna Alston
Director, Communications
610-645-1095
dpalston@aquaamerica.com
and
Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P.
Stephen R. Milbourne
Director, Investor Relations
610-975-8204
invest@pvrpartners.com
 
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