2022-10-03 15:00News

American Water Recognized as 2022 Leading Disability Employer

American Water was recognized as a 2022 Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability (NOD).


“American Water is honored to be recognized as a 2022 Leading Disability Employer by the NOD,” said Susan Hardwick, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water.  “American Water values and promotes inclusion, diversity and equity throughout our workforce and aims to reflect the local communities we serve through the people we employ.  We are proud to be an ally to those with different abilities.”

The NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal recognizes companies for measuring and achieving strong talent outcomes for people with disabilities. With this recognition, NOD shines a light on those employers that are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce by adopting exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities. 

Additionally, American Water was also recognized earlier this year as a top-scoring company, for the fourth consecutive year, on the Disability Equality Index (DEI)®, the most comprehensive disability inclusion assessment tool designed and embraced by both business leaders and disability advocates.

Read the full release here.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing.