California American Water Celebrates Water Awareness Day – Saturday, May 1

April 28, 2010

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ — California American Water will mark the beginning of National Drinking Water Week through its participation in Water Awareness Day, a one-day festival hosted by the Water Awareness Committee of Monterey County, Saturday, May 1, at Del Monte Center in Monterey.

National Drinking Water Week has been celebrated for more than 35 years by the American Water Works Association and its members. Established in 1881, AWWA is the oldest and largest nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe water in North America. Throughout Drinking Water Week 2010, May 2 – 8, AWWA will highlight what “Only Tap Water Delivers,” drawing special attention to drinking water quality, water safety and conservation and the importance of water infrastructure. Water utilities across the country will celebrate the week by participating in community festivals and by providing important tips for protecting our water supplies and conserving resources.

The Water Awareness Day celebration at Del Monte Center is designed to be a family-friendly event featuring live musicians, performance artists and more! California American Water will co-host an information booth with the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, where local water customers can obtain free water-saving devices and get expert advice on ways to save water both indoors and out. The festival will be held between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

California American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 600,000 people.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 16 million people in 35 states, as well as Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.

SOURCE California American Water

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