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I have been working at Aqua America full-time (More than 10 years)Doesn't RecommendNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEODoesn't RecommendNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEO
The peaks are not very high and the valleys are very low. I read a recent review of another company in the same industry and the quote was "no one knows what they are doing or what the direction of the company is" . The same can be said about Aqua. It is not run like a $5B market cap business. It is run by one man who wont let go and even when he "retires" he will still be around. It is run like his own little toy and micro managed down to the light bulbs in the building.
id say see above. I am thankful to have a job. the CEO has rewarded himself greatly over the last few years knowing he is going to retire yet over the life of his tenure his employees have been paid an ABYSMAL salary. Its a joke. So far under the standard across the industry.
Advice to Management
Cut out the fluff, stop with the "we are a cutting edge high tech company....One Company philosophy"....all BS. You are a Water Utility. You will only grow when someone wants to sell at or below rate base. which means you are not going to grow by purchasing municipalities that do not want sell and you cannot afford even if they wanted to sell. Pay according to industry standards. Stop the bullying of employees. Morale is so low already. Its obvious and apparent. You have an HR issue ready to explode.
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Aqua America helps keep water clean and people quenched. It is a holding company for regulated utilities that provide water distribution and wastewater services to about 3 million US residents, as well as commercial and industrial customers. The company now operates in 12 states. After a swap of operations with American Water Works is completed in 2012, Aqua America's regulated utilities will spread across nine states, mainly along the East Coast and in the South.The company also owns a nonregulated wastewater utility in Georgia. Its operating subsidiaries manage the ...