Pennsylvania American Water Treatment Plant Employees Set Landmark Safety Record
Employees reach milestone of more than 11 years with no lost-time injuries
Pennsylvania American Water recently recognized the employees of the E. H. Aldrich Station plant for reaching a remarkable milestone of 11 years with no lost-time injuries at the water treatment plant in Elrama, Washington County. The E.H. Aldrich employees have logged approximately 387,000 hours without a single incident resulting in lost work time.
“These E.H. Aldrich Station employees embody Pennsylvania American Water’s commitment to safety that stretches across every facet of our organization,” said Kathy L Pape, president of Pennsylvania American Water. “We are extremely proud of their achieving this remarkable milestone and expect they will continue this incredible record of working safely.”
Twenty-five employees have treated more than 162 billion gallons of water since this milestone began in the summer of 2001. In addition to this achievement, the plant staff has been recognized for delivering outstanding drinking water quality under the EPA’s Partnership for Safe Water for the last 10 years.
The E.H. Aldrich Station plant has the capacity to deliver 50 million gallons of water per day to communities in southern Allegheny and northern Washington Counties. Pennsylvania American Water recently completed upgrades at the facility as part of the company’s approximately $101M investment to enhance service reliability and safety at its Pittsburgh area water treatment facilities, which also includes renovations to the Hays Mine Treatment Plant, Becks Run Pumping Station and Arlington Booster Station.
About Pennsylvania American Water
Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.2 million people. 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 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states, as well as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.
SOURCE: Pennsylvania American Water