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New Jersey American Water to acquire Egg Harbor City Water & Sewer Utility

On March 29, New Jersey American Water signed an agreement to acquire the water and wastewater assets of Egg Harbor City, N.J. for $21.8 million. New Jersey American Water anticipates completing the acquisition towards the end of 2021, following approval from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

New Jersey American Water is excited to become your water and wastewater provider. Every day, their team of experts deliver millions of gallons of high-quality water service to approximately 2.8 million people in more than 192 communities across the state.

In the coming months, you may see New Jersey American Water teams within Egg Harbor City as we work together to prepare for the sale of the system.  Once the sale is completed, customers will receive information from New Jersey American Water to facilitate a smooth transition. The company will also create a dedicated page on its website for Egg Harbor City residents, located at, under Customer Service and Billing, after the completion of the sale.

Egg Harbor City residents will then be able to take advantage of the company’s customer service benefits, including online account management and billing information and an assistance program, H2O Help to Others, for qualifying customers needing help paying their water and sewer bills.