News & Events

2017 Legislative Wrap-Up Includes Enactment of CWA-Sponsored Bill

Nov 2, 2017

Governor Brown completed his actions on all bills on October 16, 2017. A total of 859 bills were signed into law and 118 were vetoed. […]

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CPUC Commissioners Confirmed by State Senate

Nov 2, 2017

On September 16, the California Senate confirmed Governor Brown’s 2016 appointments of Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen as Commissioners of the California Public Utilities […]

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Cal Water Celebrates Local Heroes and Customers at Treatment Plant Open House

Nov 2, 2017

California Water Service (Cal Water) recently hosted an open house for residents to tour its recently upgraded Oroville District Water Treatment Plant. Local heroes, including […]

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American Water CEO Flips Solar Power System Switch at Sacramento Office

Nov 2, 2017

In late September, American Water Chief Executive Officer Susan Story visited California American Water’s (CAW) district office in Sacramento to meet with employees and flip […]

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California Water Service Receives Federal and State Supplier Diversity Honors

Nov 2, 2017

On October 24, California Water Service received the 2017 Distinguished Supplier Diversity Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency. The award […]

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East Pasadena Water Company Hosts Tour for Assembly Member Chris Holden

Nov 2, 2017

East Pasadena Water Company (EPWC) hosted a tour of the company’s facilities for Assembly Member Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) on September 20. The tour was arranged […]

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CWA Files Amicus Letter in Eminent Domain Takeover Case

Nov 2, 2017

On October 19, 2017, California Water Association (CWA) filed an amicus curiae letter in a writ proceeding initiated by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) […]

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Retirements, New Hires at Liberty Utilities

Nov 2, 2017

After 36 years in engineering, utility operations and management, Jeanne-Marie Bruno, President of Liberty Utilities California, retired on October 20, 2017. Bruno spent the last […]

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Changing of the Guard at San Jose Water

Nov 1, 2017

Following W. Richard Roth’s retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of San Jose Water Group (SJW), Eric W. Thornburg has been appointed as Roth’s […]

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Steelhead Trout Flourish After California American Water Removes San Clemente Dam

Nov 1, 2017

Following California American Water’s (CAW) dismantling of the aging San Clemente Dam, the largest dam removal in California history, steelhead trout and other endangered species […]

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