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Aqua America Buys Six Water Systems in Illinois, Virginia

Aqua America Inc. (WTR), the second-biggest U.S. water utility by market value, bought six water and wastewater systems in Illinois and Virginia, bringing its 2013 acquisitions to 15.

The utility’s Illinois subsidiary spent $560,000 for three water and two wastewater systems while its Virginia subsidiary purchased a water one for $28,000, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania-based Aqua America said today in a statement.

Aqua America completed 18 acquisitions last year. American Water Works Co. is the largest publicly traded U.S. water utility.

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