Who We Are

U.S. Water was founded in 1997 by three individuals with a unified mission: to be universally recognized as the most innovative and flexible provider in the marketplace by focusing on safe, economical and environmentally sound solutions for our customers. In the following years, U.S. Water quickly grew to include multiple locations and production facilities with representation and distribution centers nationwide and internationally.

In 2015, U.S. Water joined the ALLETE family of companies. In business for over 100 years, ALLETE (NYSE:ALE) is well-positioned as a reliable provider of competitively-priced energy in the upper Midwest, and invests in transmission infrastructure and other energy-centric business. With a shared purpose, the ALLETE family of companies work to provide clean, safe, efficient and affordable energy products and services that fuel modern necessities and enrich quality of life.

Working as an extension of your team, U.S. Water helps our customers stay competitive by using our industry experience and expertise to combine chemical, equipment, engineering and service into a customized, integrated water management solution. Focusing on the Future of Water, we have a passion for developing and delivering unconventional solutions that leave the world a better place with better water.

Our Corporate Mission, Vision & Values

U.S. Water will be universally recognized as the most innovative and flexible provider in the marketplace by focusing on safe, economical and environmentally sound solutions. Our employees will provide the most cost-effective integrated solutions comprised of engineering, equipment, chemistry and service to improve customer operations. We are committed to providing our employees with opportunities for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving effectiveness of our solutions. Employees will be provided the same respect and responsiveness within the organization which they are expected to share with customers.  

To be the innovative provider of total water and energy solutions.

Customer Focus
We shall be committed to put the best interests of our customers first and take great care of the trust that our customers put in us.

Employee Fulfillment
We are committed to develop and maintain U.S. Water as a great place to work for the fulfillment of our employees. We will encourage and enhance the personal development of each employee. Our people will be the best the water industry can offer.

We will get paid fairly for the value we provide to our customers.

Safety shall be our first priority as demonstrated by our intentions and actions.

We will provide a significant return on investment for our customers.

We will be open, honest and fair with our customers and our employees. We will do what we say we will do.

We will have innovative technical solutions to customer problems.

We shall be flexible to meet our customer's unique needs and develop solutions specifically designed to meet their goals.

We will provide leadership in the water treatment industry and every day in each employee's job. We will do the right thing as guided by our principles. We will not turn our heads, but rather meet challenges and obstacles and overcome them.

Corporate Generosity

U.S. Water’s mission and strong commitment to our core values empowers our organization and its employees to have purposeful expressions of generosity by sharing time and resources through our Changing the World Program.

  • Humanitarian: Support water centric initiatives that affect the public and improve quality of life.
  • Community: Develop and strengthen U.S. Water’s local communities by providing to those in need.
  • Environmental: Maintain and improve our water landscape by demonstrating environmental stewardship.
  • Education: Engage, educate and inspire through civic initiatives.