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Press release from Business Wire

American Water Closes Sale of $300 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

Monday, December 17, 2012

American Water Closes Sale of $300 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes11:12 EST Monday, December 17, 2012 VOORHEES, N.J. (Business Wire) -- American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced that its financing subsidiary, American Water Capital Corp., successfully closed the sale of $300 million of its 4.300% Senior Notes due December 1, 2042. The company intends to use the proceeds from this offering to refinance certain redemptions of long-term debt and to fund the repayment of short-term debt. The underwriters for the offering include BofA Merrill Lynch; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; RBS Securities Inc.; PNC Capital Markets LLC.; U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.; TD Securities (USA) LLC.; and BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC. Copies of the prospectus supplement relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Investor Relations at 877-310-7174. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states and parts of Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for American Water. American Water Works Company, Inc.Edward VallejoVice President, Investor Relations856-566-4005edward.vallejo@amwater.comorMaureen DuffyVice President, Communications856-309-4546maureen.duffy@amwater.com