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San Jose Water Company Installs Innovative In-Tank Aeration System

Dec 22, 2014

San Jose Water Company (SJWC) installed an innovative aeration system in its Los Gatos 12-million-gallon water storage tank to protect declining water supplies from contaminants such as trihalomethane […]

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CWA Plays Key Role in SWRCB’s Adoption of New Drinking Water Discharge Permit

Dec 22, 2014

The State Water Resources Control Board’s (SWRCB) recent adoption of a new statewide permit for drinking water system discharges included several improvements offered by the California Water Associati […]

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California Water Service Group Announces Promotions

Dec 22, 2014

California Water Service Company’s (Cal Water) parent, California Water Service Group, announced the following four promotions on December 10, 2014, all effective January 1, 2015: Shannon C. Dean to V […]

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President Designates San Gabriel Mountains as National Monument

Dec 22, 2014

As reported on the CBS local news and the Mid Valley News on October 15, President Barack Obama, in conjunction with Congresswoman Judy Chu, the California delegation and Secretary of Agriculture Tom […]

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New York Times Article Highlights “Risk of Cheap Water”

Dec 22, 2014

On October 14, 2014, the New York Times included a provocative article on the nation’s consumption of water, the arbitrary allocation of water and the variability of pricing coupled with the lack of i […]

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Regulated Water Utilities Salute Water Bond Passage

Nov 5, 2014

Customers Eligible to Benefit for the First Time from All Sources of Bond Proceeds Robert W. Nicholson, President of the California Water Association (CWA), which represents 114 investor-owned water u […]

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CWA Acts to Support the Water Bond

Oct 21, 2014

At its September 16 Board of Directors meeting, the California Water Association (CWA) agreed to support Proposition 1, the “Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.” Passed b […]

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CPUC Adopts Policy Framework for Recycled Water Projects

Oct 21, 2014

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has adopted a new Comprehensive Policy Framework for Recycled Water Projects that addresses the production, distribution and use of municipal run-off […]

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CWA Perspective on the CPUC’s Recycled Water Decision

Oct 21, 2014

The California Water Association (CWA) is pleased the final recycled water decision reflects many of CWA’s concerns and issues. Among the revisions made in the final decision that responded favorably […]

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How the Drought Affects Routine Water Main Flushing to Maintain Water Quality

Oct 21, 2014

Water utilities have routinely engaged in flushing their water systems to eliminate sediments and minimize discoloration to maintain water quality. However, with the drought entering its fourth year, […]

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