Water Industry News

Pennsylvania American (Thames USA), Aqua America and United Water (Suez) vie for Altoona, PA water systems

By William Kibler

Two companies have joined German-owned Pennsylvania American Water Co. as prospective buyers of Altoona's water and sewer systems.

Aqua America is a native Pennsylvania firm based in Bryn Mawr that serves 800,000 customers in 14 states.

United Water of New Jersey is a subsidiary of Suez, the world's second-largest water services company, with 125 million customers.