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American Water Selects USEMCO

We are pleased to announce that American Water has selected USEMCO as its package station supplier thru 2006. This agreement includes above and below grade valve and meter vaults.

With a history of over 100 years, American Water provides high quality water, wastewater, and other related services. As part of RWE Thames Water, the Americas Region serves 20 million customers in 29 states, 3 Canadian provinces, Puerto Rico, and Chile. RWE Thames Water is the water division of international multi-utility RWE and is the third largest water and wastewater services company in the world. It serves almost 70 million people in over 20 countries. Additional information can be found at www.amwater.com.

American Water and RWE Thames Water, through their combined expertise, continue the tradition of providing customers with superior quality service while gaining access to new technologies, research and development, and global experience in service, customer satisfaction and security.

The American Water criteria used for selecting USEMCO consisted of the following
components:

• Quality
• Delivery and Fulfilment Commitment
• Total Cost of Ownership
• Ability to Meet American Water Product Requirements
• Service History
• Technology & Design Capabilities
• Innovation
• Customer Service

USEMCO was selected based on providing the best proposal to American Water. We look forward to working in partnership with American Water to provide the highest quality package systems with the most cost effective design.