Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K



Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 7, 2010



American Water Works Company, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 001-34028


Delaware   51-0063696

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1025 Laurel Oak Road

Voorhees, NJ 08043

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(856) 346-8200

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



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Item 8.01. Other Events

Results of 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

The Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of American Water Works Company, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 7, 2010, at The Mansion, located at 3000 Main Street, in Voorhees, New Jersey, pursuant to the Notice sent on or about March 26, 2010, to all stockholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2010.

At the meeting, the holders of 148,319,071, or approximately 85 percent of the Company’s common stock were represented in person or by proxy constituting a quorum. At the meeting:


(1) the following nominees were elected as directors of the Company for a term expiring at the 2011 Annual Meeting and received the votes set forth adjacent to their names below:


Name of Nominee

   For    Withheld

Stephen P. Adik

   132,554,867    1,489,211

Donald L. Correll

   131,995,301    2,048,777

Martha Clark Goss

   132,313,059    1,731,019

Julie A. Dobson

   132,318,641    1,725,437

Richard R. Grigg

   130,761,246    3,282,832

Julia L. Johnson

   131,838,241    2,205,837

George MacKenzie

   132,225,682    1,818,396

William J. Marrazzo

   131,994,726    2,049,352


(2) the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010 was ratified by the following vote of:








   2,427,151    156,137


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 11, 2010   By:  

/S/ Kellye L. Walker

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary