Aqua Ohio will invest nearly $30m in infrastructure this year in order to accelerate system improvements designed to improve water quality for customers.
Aqua Ohio president Edmund Kolodziej said that the company's latest infrastructure improvement programme reinforces its proposal to replace aging water and wastewater systems serving customers throughout the state.
"Providing safe, reliable service to our customers is our focus every day, and continual investment, more than $70 million since the beginning of 2012, is the key to assuring that reliability," Kolodziej added.
The company will invest $6.9m throughout its Lakeshore / Ashtabula operating divisions, which includes cities in Lake County, Geauga County, Summit County, Williams County and Ashtabula County.
It will invest $6.4 million throughout its Stark operating division, which includes cities in Stark County, Richland County and Summit County.
It will invest $2 million throughout its Struthers / Masury operating divisions, which includes cities in Mahoning County and Trumbull County.
It will invest $6.3 million throughout its Marion / Tiffin operating divisions, which includes cities in Marion County and Seneca County.
Finally, $5.4 million will be invested throughout the Franklin operating division, which includes cities in Franklin County, Lawrence County and Preble County.