Jeff Sterba to Participate in AWI’s American Water Summit

  Jeff Sterba to Participate in AWI’s American Water Summit

               Company to Present NPXpress Technology for Award

Business Wire

VOORHEES, N.J. -- November 12, 2012

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and
wastewater utility company, today announced its president and chief executive
officer Jeff Sterba is serving as a panelist at industry publication American
Water Intelligence’s (AWI) American Water Summit in Chicago, Ill. on November
14-15.

Sterba is participating in the industry keynote session with other leaders
discussing the current state, future, challenges and opportunities of the
water industry.

Additionally, Dr. Mark LeChevallier, Director of Innovation and Environmental
Stewardship, along with other finalists selected for AWI’s 2012 American Water
Awards, will give a presentation to make a case for why American Water should
win the award. The company’s patented NPXpress Wastewater Technology was
selected as a finalist for the Technology Project of the Year Award, which
recognizes the implementation of a new technology in a completed water or
wastewater project which most deserves broader recognition. At the end of each
session the audience will vote for the winner.

Organized by AWI, the summit, titled "Business Models for the Future," brings
together leaders from public and private sectors to make connections and lay
the groundwork for the future of water.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and
wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company
employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking
water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people
in more than 30 states and parts of Canada. More information can be found at
www.amwater.com.

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Contact:

American Water
Denise Venuti Free
External Communications Manager
856-309-4690
denise.free@amwater.com