The Board of Directors of Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share payable on March 1, 2013, to all shareholders of record on February 15, 2013.
The March dividend payment of $0.175 per share is 6.1 percent higher than the dividend the company paid in March 2012 of $0.165 per share. Aqua has paid a consecutive quarterly dividend for more than 65 years.
Aqua America is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly-traded water utilities and serves almost 3 million residents in Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR. Visit www.aquaamerica.com for more information.