Clovis water system not affected

Clovis, NM (April 23, 2010) – New Mexico American Water would like to
reassure its customers in Clovis, NM that they are not affected by recent water quality alerts impacting nearby water systems. The New Mexico American Water system in Clovis, New Mexico is operating normally and is not involved in the boil water advisory.

New Mexico 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 related services to approximately 60,000 people.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned 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 approximately 16 million people in 35 states, as well as Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.