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Frequently Asked Questions About the CPUC’s Resolution on Water Conservation

Sep 9, 2014

OVERVIEW With California in a severe drought, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or Commission) on August 14 issued Resolution W-5000, requiring the state’s regulated water utiliti […]

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CPUC Requires Compliance with State Water Board Emergency Conservation Regulation

Aug 29, 2014

On August 14, 2014, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) ordered the investor-owned water utilities under its jurisdiction to provide notice to their customers of mandatory water use rest […]

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CWA Endorses CPUC Action and Reports on Conservation Progress

Aug 29, 2014

In a statement, the California Water Association (CWA) applauded the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or Commission) for clarifying the actions required of regulated investor-owned water u […]

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CWA and San Jose Water Company Respond to San Jose Mercury News Editorial as “Missing the Mark”

Aug 29, 2014

The San Jose Mercury News’ July 10 editorial, “Water Limits Should Apply to All Users,” missed the mark in assuming private water companies are not actively engaged in water conservation, particularly […]

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State Audit Confirms California Water Service Company’s Compliance with CPUC’s Rate-setting Process

Aug 29, 2014

On July 8, California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle released an audit report, at the request of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, on rates charged by four water utilities in the Antelope Valley. […]

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Park Water Company’s Sustainability Report Outlines Actions for Long-Term, Sustainable Success

Aug 29, 2014

With the recent publication of its first sustainability report, Park Water Company (Park Water) formally outlined key initiatives and activities implemented to ensure the company’s long-term, sustaina […]

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CWA Comments on Bay Delta Conservation Plan

Aug 29, 2014

On July 29, 2014, the California Water Association (CWA) submitted comments to the National Marine Fisheries Service on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and the associated Draft Environmental Im […]

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State Water Board Completes Drinking Water Program Transfer

Aug 29, 2014

Effective July 1, 2014, California’s Drinking Water Program (DWP) transferred to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) from the Department of Public Health. The intent of the transfer is to […]

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California Water Service Company Launches Grant Program for Customers Experiencing Hardship

Aug 29, 2014

On July 21, California Water Service Company (Cal Water) launched the Cal Water Cares Grant Program to assist customers who have experienced some hardship. Partnering with local community-based organi […]

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CWA Hosts Business Opportunity Fair

Aug 29, 2014

On June 18, 2014, the California Water Association (CWA) Utility Supplier Diversity Program Committee (the Committee) held its fourth annual Business Opportunity Fair, a biannual event designed to lin […]

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