As we celebrate 125 years of service to our communities, we reflect on what makes our company strong, reliable… an American Tradition. Our strength as a leader comes from our people. On the American Water team, you'll find the top experts and innovators in the industry. Scientists, engineers, environmentalists, technicians and innovators all coming together for one purpose – to provide high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to customers all across the country.
Our company may be 125 years old, but our professionals have thousands of years of collective experience. We live and work in the communities we serve and we understand how important, how precious and how critical water is to daily life. Whether it's using our talents and skills in the community, serving on the boards of local organizations, or donating to company-sponsored charitable events, we seek to make a difference any way we can. In fact, we volunteer hundreds of hours each year to help do our part.
Every day, we are responsible for managing approximately 48,000 miles of pipe and more than 350 individual water systems across North America. We treat and deliver more than one billion gallons of water every day. Today, our more than 7,000 dedicated employees provide approximately 16 million people with water and wastewater services in 35 states and Manitoba and Ontario, Canada.