“We congratulate Brent on
this important role and his commitment to working with our
utility partners. These relationships are critical for the
safety of our customers and employees,” said Barry Suits,
Illinois American Water's Vice President of Operations.
While a member of JULIE’s board of directors, Oest will serve on
the public education and the operations committee. JULIE, Inc.
provides Illinois excavators and underground utility owners with
a continuously improving, one-call message handling and delivery
service committed to protecting underground utilities and the
safety of people working or living near them.
[Text received; KAREN COTTON,
ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER]
About Illinois American Water
Illinois American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water
(NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the
state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater
services to approximately 1.2 million people. American Water also
operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality control
and research laboratory in Belleville.
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 more than 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide
drinking water, wastewater and other related services to
approximately 14 million people in more than 40 states, as well
as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.