Being A Good Environmental Steward

Our primary responsibility is the delivery of clean, affordable, reliable water and wastewater services.

In fulfilling our responsibilities, we have committed ourselves to environmental leadership. We consistently work to protect public health and promote environmental stewardship.

Water Drop

"Wherever possible, we consider green energy when negotiating power purchase agreements to reduce our costs and lower our carbon footprint."


3.3 billion gallons of water saved annually through efficiency measures to preserve the worlds most precious resource


Reduced GHG emissions by 32% toward 2025 goal of 40% reduction

American Water’s LEED Headquarters

We reinforced our dedication to being an environmental leader by attaining LEED Platinum Certification for our new headquarters

Residential Customer Water Savings

2016 & 2017 reflect CA active programs savings only

Energy Intensity Ratio

Total Renewable Energy Generated