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January 12, 2009
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United Water and Infilco Degremont Establish Water Research Center

United Water jointly launched a unique collaborative effort with its sister company, Infilco Degremont Inc., establishing a Water Environmental Research Center (United WERC) to spearhead innovative efforts in providing safe drinking water and state-of-the-art wastewater treatment.

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2009 Review, 2010 Preview

2009 was a busy year for NAWC on the government relations front. The new Administration and Congress started with an aggressive agenda that has given us opportunities and challenges. 2010 promises to be nearly as busy, culminating in some very important congressional elections.

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New Jersey American Water Teams Up with NJ Shares

New Jersey American Water has chosen New Jersey Statewide Heating Assistance and Referral for Energy Services (NJ SHARES) to administer its two payment assistance programs for low-income customers.

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NARUC Names New Water Committee Co-Vice Chair

Commissioner Patricia Acampora of New York has been appointed co-vice chair of the Committee on Water. Commissioner Acampora was appointed commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission on June 16, 2005. Her term runs through Feb. 1, 2015.

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Aqua America PA Subsidiary Acquires Athens Township Authority Assets as Part of Public-Private Partnership

Aqua America Inc., announced that its Pennsylvania subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania Inc., has acquired the assets of the Athens Township Authority in Bradford County, which will enable Aqua to complete a public-private partnership that will include approximately $1 million of additional transmission main being contributed by the local economic development agency, the potential for additional customers outside of those already served by the Authority, the revenues from a bulk water sales contract to a new distribution center being built across the state border in New York, and a 20-year professional services agreement.

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