Essential Utilities is a water and wastewater utility as well as a natural gas utility headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and was founded back in 1886. The company is one of the largest publicly traded water utilities in the United States. Essential Utilities operates primarily in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana and Virginia. It has gradually expanded its reach through several acquisitions of smaller water utilities in recent years. Its additional subsidiary, Aqua Infrastructure, LLC, specializes in the design, construction and management of water pipelines for the gas and oil shale industries. However, Essential’s primary business is clearly in water and wastewater services and natural gas delivery. On February 03, 2020, the company changed its name from the former Aqua America to the current Essential Utilities.
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