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Private Water Providers Are “On Board” With Conservation

Jul 14, 2014

CWA’s Jack Hawks responds to a July 10 San Jose Mercury News editorial. The Mercury News is on target in saying that we all need to conserve water as California experiences the most serious drou […]

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Golden State Water Company Recognized for Leadership Opportunities for Women and Support of Minority Businesses

Jul 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE — American States Water Company announced that it received special recognition from two organizations for its high percentage of women in leadership positions and for its support o […]

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California State Audit Confirms California Water Service Company Rates Justified, Reasonable

Jul 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE–The California State Auditor today released its final report on California Water Service Company’s (Cal Water) rates and operations in its Antelope Valley District. The audit […]

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CWA Members to Participate in WRMSDC’s Business Opportunity Expo

Jul 10, 2014

CWA’s Utility Supplier Diversity Program Committee members will be participating in the Western Regional Minority Supplier Diversity Council’s (WRMSDC) 36th Annual Minority Business Opport […]

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California American Water Customers Have Reduced Water Use by 23 Percent Since March

Jul 3, 2014

PRESS RELEASE–SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2014) – As we move into summer and drought conditions continue to affect communities across the state, California American Water is pleased to report t […]

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California American Water Uses Support of Elected Officials and Customer Experience to Defeat Takeover Attempt of the Company’s Monterey Peninsula System

Jul 1, 2014

With the final votes tallied, 55 percent of residents voting on June 3rd defeated Measure O, which sought a government condemnation and takeover of California American Water’s (CAW) Monterey Peninsula […]

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Park Water Company Holds Conservation Celebration

Jul 1, 2014

On May 10, Park Water Company (PWC) hosted an inaugural event in Downey, California, which included the unveiling of a conservation garden and featured tours of a beautiful, low-maintenance, water-wis […]

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CWA’s Spring Conference Explores the Challenges in Securing California’s Water Future

Jul 1, 2014

Elected and appointed officials in the Legislature and state agencies joined CWA members on May 20 in Sacramento at California Water Association’s (CWA) annual spring conference to explore the many av […]

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CWA Requests Extension of Public Process for Developing New Permit on Potable Water Discharges

Jul 1, 2014

In a June 16 letter to State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) Executive Director Tom Howard, California Water Association (CWA) joined numerous water associations and individual water agenc […]

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California American Water Partners with AWWA Cal-Nevada Section in Hosting ‘Whole Water Conference’

Jul 1, 2014

Dr. Glen MacDonald, Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and an international expert on drought, delivered the opening keynote address at the Whole Water Conference, Ju […]

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