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Last $26.66 USD
Change Today -0.07 / -0.26%
Volume 419.1K
As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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762 West Lancaster Avenue

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

United States

Phone: 610-527-8000


Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water or wastewater services. The company offers services to approximately 3 million people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia. The company’s primary operating subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (Aqua Pennsylvania), provided water or wastewater services to approximately one-half of the total number of people that it serves as of December 31, 2013, as well as is located in the suburban areas in counties north and west of the city of Philadelphia and in 26 other counties in Pennsylvania. The company’s other regulated utility subsidiaries provide similar services in seven other states. In addition, the company’s non-regulated subsidiary, Aqua Resources, provides liquid waste hauling and disposal, water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties in close proximity to its utility companies’ service territories; offers, through a third party, water and sewer line repair service and protection solutions to households, backflow prevention, construction, and other non-regulated water and wastewater services; and the company’s non-regulated subsidiary, Aqua Infrastructure, provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms, with which the company enter into a water supply contract, in the natural gas drilling industry. The company’s utility customer base is diversified among residential water, commercial water, fire protection, industrial water, other water, wastewater customers, and other utility customers. Its water utility operations obtain their water supplies from surface water sources, underground aquifers, and water purchased from other water suppliers. Its water supplies are primarily self supplied and processed at 20 surface water treatment plants located in 4 states, and various well stations located in all of the states in which the company conducts business. Regulation The company is primarily subject to economic regulation by various state regulatory commissions, including Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Illinois Commerce Commission, North Carolina Utilities Commission, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, and Virginia State Corporation Commission. The company maintains safety policies and procedures to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s rules and regulations. History The company was founded in 1968. It was formerly known as Philadelphia Suburban Corporation and changed its name to Aqua America, Inc. in 2004.


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