(GARY, IND., – SEPTEMBER 26, 2021) – As a precautionary measure, Indiana American Water closed its Ogden Dunes treatment facility on Sunday evening, September 26, 2021, after reports of a release of an unknown substance at Burns Ditch in Portage, Indiana.
Indiana American Water uses water from two Lake Michigan intakes as a water source in northwest Indiana, including the Ogden Dunes facility and the world’s largest water treatment plant. of Borman Park located in Gary, Indiana.
Indiana American Water performs real-time continuous monitoring at our Ogden Dunes treatment plant, and while we have not seen any impact to the raw water parameters we monitor there, the treatment plant will remain offline until additional data and water test results confirm that there is no threat to the company’s water source at that location.
The Borman Park water treatment facility, located in Gary, Indiana, remains in service and is able to provide adequate treatment capacity to meet the needs of the company’s customers in Northwestern Ontario. ‘Indiana.
Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the state’s largest investor-owned water utility, providing high quality and reliable water and / or sanitation services to about 1.32 million people. For more information visit www.indianaamwater.com and follow Indiana American Water on Twitter and Facebook.
About American water
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is America’s largest and most geographically diverse water and wastewater utility. The company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help us keep their lives flowing. For more information visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.