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Water IOUs Begin Compliance with State-Mandated Reductions by Hosting Comprehensive Customer Meetings

Jul 27, 2015

In response to a California Public Utilities Commission (Commission) resolution ordering its jurisdictional water companies to comply with Governor Jerry Brown’s executive order requiring mandatory wa […]

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State Audit Confirms Reasonableness of Apple Valley Area Water Utilities’ Costs and Rates

Jul 27, 2015

On April 30, 2015, the California State Auditor (Auditor) released a report, Apple Valley Area Water Rates, which examined the rates for fiscal years 2011 through 2014 for four water utilities. Includ […]

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CWA’s Spring Conference Highlights How Water Utilities Juggle Multiple Priorities

Jul 27, 2015

The California Water Association’s (CWA) 2015 Spring Conference in Sacramento in mid-May drew water industry experts and regulators from across the state to share their thoughts on the how regulated w […]

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California American Water Gets Green Light from the CPUC to Acquire Ox Bow Marina Mutual Water Company and Signs a Purchase Agreement for Adams Ranch Mutual Water Company

Jul 27, 2015

On June 11, 2015, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved California American Water’s (CAW’s) request to acquire the Ox Bow Marina Mutual Water Company (Ox Bow) located one mile fro […]

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California American Water to Acquire Operating Assets of Meadowbrook Water Company of Merced

Jul 27, 2015

California American Water (CAW) signed a contract to acquire the Meadowbrook Water Company, an investor-owned water utility based in Merced County, and assume responsibility for domestic water service […]

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Marysville Water Conservation Demonstration Garden

Jul 27, 2015

To celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2015, California Water Service (Cal Water) and Marysville city representatives, including Mayor Ricky Samayoa, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the new […]

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American Water Executives Join Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins at California Roast

Jul 27, 2015

American Water executives Robert MacLean, President of California American Water (CAW), Aldie Warnock, Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Public Policy, American Water Works Company, and Kevi […]

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News Release: Investor-Owned Water Utilities Among “Stand Out” Conservation Leaders, State Water Board Says

Jul 8, 2015

Contact: Jack Hawks; jhawks@calwaterassn.com; (415) 561-9650 (o), (415) 305-4393 (c) SAN FRANCISCO—California’s investor-owned water utilities (IOUs) are continuing to partner with their c […]

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News Release: CA Investor-Owned Water Utilities Deliver High-Quality Water, Reports Find

Jul 7, 2015

Contact: Jack Hawks; jhawks@calwaterassn.com; (415) 561-9650 (o), (415) 305-4393 (c)   SAN FRANCISCO–Annual Water Quality Reports, now available to water utility customers online, demonstra […]

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California Water Service Partners to Provide Recycled Water to Apple 2 Cupertino Campus

May 22, 2015

In February 2015, California Water Service (Cal Water), announced its agreement to partner with the city of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) and Apple Inc. to provide recycled wate […]

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