Essential Utilities, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of water and wastewater services through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Regulated Water and Regulated Natural Gas. The Regulated Water segment includes water and wastewater regulated utility companies. The Regulated Natural Gas segment consists of one operating segment representing natural gas utility companies, acquired in the Peoples Gas acquisition, where the company provides natural gas distribution services. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, PA.