EX-24. 2 rrd368855_417869.htm LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY rrd368855_417869.html


       The undersigned hereby makes, constitutes, and appoints each of Kellye L.
Walker and Thomas S. Wyatt, each acting individually, as his or her true and lawful
attorney-in-fact, with full power and authority to:

1.	prepare, execute and submit the Form ID Application (along with signing
the authentication) or any other documents necessary or appropriate with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") to enable the
undersigned to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 electronically with the SEC; prepare,
execute, acknowledge, deliver and file Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any
amendments thereto) with respect to the securities of American Water Works
Company, Inc. (the "Corporation"), with the SEC, any national securities
exchanges or similar authorities, as considered necessary or advisable under
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the
"Exchange Act") and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder;

2.	seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Corporation's securities
from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and
trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any
such information to the attorney-in-fact and approves and ratifies any such
release of information; and

3.	perform any and all other acts which in the discretion of such attorney-in-
fact are necessary or desirable for and on behalf of the undersigned in connection
with the foregoing.

       The undersigned hereby gives and grants each of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact
full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary or appropriate to be done in and about the foregoing matters as fully
to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if present, with full power
of substitution, hereby ratifying all that each such attorney-in-fact , or such attorney-in-
fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this
Limited Power of Attorney.

       The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in
such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Corporation
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the
Exchange Act.

       The Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in the Corporation's securities, unless earlier
revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each such attorney-in fact.

       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Limited Power of
Attorney to be executed as of this 9th day of May, 2014.

       				By: /s/ Edward Vallejo

       				      Edward Vallejo
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