The American Water Charitable Foundation awarded five 2022 Water and Environment Grants to organizations supporting communities served by West Virginia American Water.
“West Virginia American Water is proud to have five community projects selected for this incredibly competitive grant opportunity through the American Water Charitable Foundation,” said Robert Burton, president, West Virginia American Water. “The Foundation awarded $1.5 million through this program, and over $296,000 is being invested directly into the Mountain State. We deeply appreciate the Foundation and their recognition of the tremendous organizations in West Virginia supporting water and environment initiatives.”
Below is a list of Water and Environment grantees throughout West Virginia:
L-R: Jacob Hannah, development director for Coalfield Development and Robert Burton, president, West Virginia American Water
L-R: Ted Armbrecht, Kanawha State Forest Foundation (KSFF) board member, Eloise Sturm, West Virginia American Water, Bradley Schmalzer KSFF board member, George Singleton KSFF board member
L-R: Thomas Minney, director of the Nature Conservancy, Megan Hannah, West Virginia American Water, Bradley Harris, West Virginia American Water, Veronica Lewis, West Virginia American Water, Angela Gould, board of trustee for the Nature Conservancy
L-R: Bradley Harris, West Virginia American Water, New River Conservancy CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Underwood and Board Member, Dave Bassage
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.