Friday, February 15, 2013
Fox 2 reports the Missouri American Water employee was hit while on duty early Friday morning.
A Missouri American Water employee was hit by a minivan while working in Brentwood early Friday morning. According to Fox 2 News, Missouri American Spokesperson Ann Dettmer got the call in the middle of the night. Two employees were starting repairs on a broken water main on Manchester Road near Brentwood Boulevard. Dettmer told Fox 2 one of the men was turning off a water valve when he was hit. His co-worker stayed with him while police were called. The driver reportedly stayed at the scene and spoke with Brentwood Police. Officers shut down part of the intersection during the investigation and paramedics rushed the victim a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Still, this was a tough night for his fellow employees. …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Suspected thieves posing as water meter readers have been hitting homes in St. Louis County.
On Thursday, Brentwood police chief Steve Disbennett said suspected thieves, posing as water meter readers were in the Brentwood area. He said they would come to the door and ask to be let in to read a water meter, and when the homeowner was distracted, steal things from the home. Ann Dettmer, Missouri American Water external affairs manager for St. Louis and St. Charles, said the company has contacted police departments in Sunset Hills, Creve Coeur and Ladue. She said she hadn’t heard that it had spread to Brentwood, but they will contact Brentwood police now. She explained how to tell if someone at your door is from Missouri American Water. She said any Missouri American Water employee that comes to a home for a service call will have a …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Missouri American Water is set to begin replacing a water main on Monday, and will work to minimize road closures, a news release notes.
The replacement of a 72-year-old water main on Tilles Drive is scheduled to begin on Monday morning. Missouri American Water crews are set to replace about 670 feet of water line on Tilles between McKnight and Litzsinger roads, a news release notes. It's part of an effort by Missouri American Water to replace water lines at the end of their useful lives, the release notes. Some lane closures are expected during construction, which is projected to end by late March.