American Water Works Company, Inc. (American Water) is a water and wastewater utility company. American Water provides drinking water, wastewater and other water related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states and in two Canadian provinces. The Company operates in two segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Operations. During the year ended December 31, 2011, its Regulated Businesses segment accounted for 88.8% of its total consolidated operating revenue. During 2011, its Market-Based Operations segment accounted for 12.3% of total consolidated operating revenue. In December 2013, the Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of the water system assets from the city of Whitwell in southeast Tennessee. In April 2014, the Company�s wholly owned subsidiary Missouri American Water acquired water and wastewater system assets serving customers living in Emerald Pointe development near Branson in southwest Missouri.