IURC News Release

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission                                                         

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Contact:  Mary Beth Fisher


For Immediate Release                                                                                   

December 12, 2001




Today, in Cause No. 41821, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission set a procedural schedule to review the proposed sale of the Indianapolis Water Company to the City of Indianapolis.


Below is a list of key dates:


December 21, 2001:  The City, IWC and IWC Intervenors prefile their prepared testimony and exhibits constituting their cases-in-chief.


February 1, 2002:  All other Intervenors and the Public prefile prepared testimony and exhibits.


February 11, 2002: The City, IWC and the IWC Intervenors file rebuttal testimony


February 18, 2002:  Evidentiary hearing on the settlement.  Hearing will convene at 9:30 a.m., EST in room TC10 of the Indiana Government Center South.


On September 12, 2000, the City of Indianapolis filed a petition with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission asking the Commission to establish the value that the City must pay to purchase the property of the Indianapolis Water Company and to establish the terms and conditions of the sale.


Intervenors in the case include: the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indianapolis Water Company Industrial Group and the City of Carmel, Indiana, Harbour Water, Darlington Water Works, Irishman's Run Acquisition, Liberty Water and IWC Morgan Water and the Town of Pittsboro.