VOORHEES, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced that its President and CEO Susan Story is participating in the 2014 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Summer Committee Meetings on July 13-16 in Dallas, Tex.
Story is presenting today on the "View from the Top: Dealing and Succeeding with Uncertainty" panel with top regulators, consumer advocates and other industry executives who will discuss how they are managing in an era of uncertainty, and what they are doing about some of the most pressing challenges facing the utility industry today.
Additionally, Jim Jenkins, vice president of Rates ＆ Regulatory Policy is presenting on a panel titled "Funding and Access Issues in Storm Damage Response - Setting the Record Straight", where he will join representatives from public power, energy utilities and water companies in a collaborative dialogue on issues surrounding storm damage response funding and access.
The NARUC Summer Committee Meetings will host utility regulators from every state in the U.S., along with federal and international officials. The meetings will focus on the latest in regulatory trends, sharing best practices and staying current and engaged in the essential utility sectors, including electricity, natural gas, telecommunications and water.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 40 states and parts of Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com.