West Virginia American Water Awards 22 Bottle Filling Stations to Organizations Across the State

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water announced today the recipients of its second annual Bottle Filling Station program. This year, the company will provide touchless filling stations for reusable water bottles to 22 schools, public buildings, and community centers in seven counties throughout the state.

“We take our role as environmental stewards in West Virginia very seriously,” said Rob Burton, president of West Virginia American Water. “Our team makes this program a priority as we educate customers on the importance of keeping our communities healthy and litter-free. These touchless bottle filling stations will deliver safe, quality tap water while also the reducing the amount of single-use plastics in West Virginia.”

Piloted in 2019, West Virginia American Water’s Bottle Filling Station program has provided bottle filling stations to 41 entities across West Virginia. This year’s program will provide a bottle filling station to the following organizations across the state:

Braxton County
Braxton County Middle School (Sutton)

Boone County
Madison Elementary School (Madison)
Whitesville Elementary School (Whitesville)

Cabell County
City of Huntington (Huntington)
Salt Rock Elementary (Salt Rock)
Spring Valley High School (Huntington)

Kanawha County
Camp Virgil Tate (Sissonville)
DuPont Middle School (Belle)
Elk River Middle School (Elkview)
Grandview Elementary School (Charleston)
Holz Elementary School (Charleston)
Kanawha State Forest (Charleston)
Montrose Elementary School (South Charleston)
Mountaineer Montessori School (Charleston)
Ruffner Elementary School (Charleston)
Sacred Heart Grade School (Charleston)
South Charleston Middle School (South Charleston)
Zion Child Development Center (Charleston)

Mercer County
The Wade Center (Bluefield)

Ohio County
Steenrod Elementary School (Wheeling)
Warwood Elementary School (Wheeling)

Wayne County
Wayne County Board of Education (Wayne)

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