VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 23, 2018--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today that Brig. Gen. C. David Turner (U.S. Army, Ret.), president of American Water’s Military Services Group, will be honored at a park renaming ceremony on Aug. 25, 2018, in his hometown of Rock Hill, Mo.

The ceremony will take place at the newly renamed Turner Park (formerly Greenwood Park), at 10 a.m. and is sponsored by Rock Hill Mayor Edward Mahan with the support of the St. Louis Gateway Professionals chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.

“All of us at American Water are proud to work with David on providing water and wastewater treatment solutions for our nation’s military communities, and excited for the recognition he’s receiving from his hometown for a lifetime of service to our country,” said Susan Story, president and CEO of American Water. “His career has come full circle – right back to a community within the American Water footprint.”

Turner’s family home is located across the street from the park, in a neighborhood served by Missouri American Water. He will be joined at the ceremony by representatives from across the company, including Missouri American Water, Illinois American Water, American Water Resources, and the Military Services Group.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in 45 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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