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Giving Back: Water & Wastewater Edition

Here are some top players in the water and wastewater industry being charitable year-round.

American Water
In addition to providing communities with fresh drinking water daily, American Water and its employees also participate in local programs and communities around the world. They have partnered with United Way and Water For People to aid in improving the quality of life for people in surrounding communities by providing clean sanitation facilities, education programs, clean drinking water, etc. American Water has donated more than $1 million to Water For People.
NJ American Water

Nalco Company
At Nalco, they have a very simple purpose they follow: Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier. They want to be the global leaders in providing and protecting what is vital. They follow a strict code of guidelines to ensure they protect the environment by conserving, reusing, and recycling water. In addition, they also get involved with communities and donate to chariities.
Nalco HQ

Veolia Environnement
In France, on December 14, 2013, Veolia Environnement turned 160 years old. And they still make it their mission to provide basic essential services – like sanitary facilities and drinking water – to underdeveloped nations. In India, Veolia Water will be providing a constant supply of clean drinking water to 2.7 million residents in the Nagpur area. And back in France, Veolia Water started the Water Solidarity program that uses one per cent of total revenue to help disadvantaged people who have trouble paying their water bill.
Veoila Environnement

TNphoto Tatsuya Nakagawa
Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and wastewater coatings manufacturing company that is highly acclaimed for its sustainable coatings and cold weather coating applications. Castagra products are NSF-61 certified and are used by the world’s top water and wastewater contractors.