Kentucky American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK) and headquartered in Lexington, KY., is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to customers in portions of 14 counties: Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Jackson, Jessamine, Nicholas, Owen, Rockcastle, Scott and Woodford. The company’s roots date back to 1882, when three Lexington businessmen established the city’s first water works, Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company. The waterworks began operations in 1885 and has remained an investor-owned utility ever since.
Investing in water infrastructure is a priority for Kentucky American Water in order to maintain excellent service for customers, and as a result of this commitment, we invest approximately $25 million in capital annually. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater company. The company employs 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in 45 states and Ontario, Canada.
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