United Water New Jersey

By: Bubbajunk.com

Established as Hackensack Water Company in 1869, United Water became the nation's second largest investor-owned water services company following a merger with GWC Corporation in 1994.  

United Water provides water and wastewater services to 7 million people in the United States. In addition to owning and operating regulated utilities, United Water operates municipal systems through public-private partnerships and contract agreements. Four of the nation's largest water and wastewater contracts are operated by United Water.  

United Water seeks to be the premier water services company in North America. Premier designation is never ours to claim or own. It is only through the eyes of our customers, our employees, our shareholders and the communities where we operate.  

United Water is located at California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas The company's growth plan focuses on public-private partnerships and contract services with municipalities that wish to outsource management of their water and wastewater systems.

UWÂâ€Ã¢„¢s job is to purify water so that it's safe to drink. The exact treatment process varies depending upon where the customers live and whether they receive water from wells or from rivers, lakes or streams. We add chlorine to remove harmful bacteria and to make sure it is safe to drink and may also add other chemicals or filter the water to remove impurities. Our goal is to provide our customers with drinking water that meets or surpasses all state and federal standards for health and safety.  

United Water job is to clean wastewater so that it is safe to release into rivers, lakes or streams. Treatment usually consists of two major steps. During the primary stage, sand, grit and solids are removed from untreated sewage. The secondary phase uses air or bacteria to break down these solids or sludge. The wastewater is then separated from the solids and cleansed before being released into rivers, lakes or streams.  

United Water has the financial resources and technical know-how to help clients meet current and future water system challenges. The company offers customized, cost-effective solutions to communities of all sizes. This full spectrum of services includes public-private partnerships, contract operations, customer service, billing and collections, long-term leases, asset transfer, design and construction, ownership, and private financing.