Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 21, 2020
Contact:
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
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PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in
Missouri-American Water Company Sewer Case

JEFFERSON CITY---Missouri-American Water Company (MAWC) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to purchase substantially all of the sewer assets of the City of Trimble. MAWC also seeks to purchase substantially all of the sewer assets of Centennial Acres Association, Inc. which is located in or near Trimble, Missouri. In addition, MAWC seeks Certificates of Convenience and Necessity to install, own, operate and maintain sewer systems in those areas.

To provide service to the proposed City of Trimble area, the application states MAWC will purchase the sewer system and lagoon treatment plant from the City of Trimble. The City of Trimble currently provides sewer service to approximately 280 sewer accounts which are primarily residential customers. To provide sewer service to the Centennial Acres area, MAWC will purchase the sewer system from Centennial Acres Association, Inc. which currently serves approximately 13 homes in a residential development area.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than October 3, 2020, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0360, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information System (EFIS) at www.psc.mo.gov.

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, email opcservice@opc.mo.gov) or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email pscinfo@psc.mo.gov). The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

MAWC provides water service to approximately 470,000 customers in Missouri. It also provides sewer service to approximately 15,000 customers in the state.
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