American Water was founded in 1886 as the American Water Works & Guarantee Company in Muncie, Indiana.
Today American Water is the largest public water utility in the United States, its regulated utilities provide water services as well as wastewater services in 16 states.
The company’s subsidiary American Water Military Services Group provides water and service to eleven military bases.
American Water trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AWK, is a member of Dow Jones Utilities, is #745 in the Fortune 1000, has 7,100 employees, and had $3.03 billion in revenue in 2016.
American Water maintains a corporate office in Camden, New Jersey.