Aqua America Acquires Water, Wastewater Systems in Virginia

Aqua America Inc., the second-largest publicly traded water utility in the U.S., said its Virginia subsidiary acquired four small water systems and a wastewater operation to expand further in the state.

The purchases bring to 63 since 2003 that the Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania-based company has made in Virginia as part of its growth-through-acquisition strategy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas DeBenedictis said in the statement.

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