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. 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. In April 2014, American Water Works Company Inc acquired Yankeetown Water, a member-owned water utility located in southwestern Indiana. In August 2014, American Water announced that its subsidiary Pennsylvania American Water, closed acquisitions in Clarion, Northampton and Lackawanna counties, comprising the assets of a municipal wastewater system, municipal water system and a privately operated water system.