News & Events

Collaborating to Create Defensible Space

Sep 4, 2020

San Jose Water (SJW) is part of the SR17 Shaded Fuel Break Project, a collaboration between Cal Fire, the Santa Clara County FireSafe Council, Caltrans and other public agencies, to reduce underbrush and create defensible space along State Route 17 in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties.

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A Proactive Approach

Sep 3, 2020

San Gabriel Valley Water Company A Proactive Approach to Wildfire Preparedness Though San Gabriel Valley Water Company (SGVWC) has only small portions of both water […]

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Investing in Resilience

Sep 3, 2020

The safety of customers and our communities is a top priority for Golden State Water Company, and we continually invest and plan to help limit any service issues or public safety threats associated with wildfires.

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A 360-Degree View

Sep 3, 2020

Cal Water takes a 360-degree view to comprehensively prepare for wildfire season.

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Mitigating Risk, Increasing Resiliency

Sep 3, 2020

California American Water has been focusing on three primary goals to prepare to respond to threats posed by Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), wildfires and other natural disasters

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CWA Statement on CPUC Decoupling Decision

Aug 28, 2020

“On Thursday, August 27, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to eliminate water decoupling, a tool that has been in place for over a decade and allowed four of the state’s largest public water utilities and their customers to achieve historic levels of conservation while ensuring customers only pay for the service they receive.”

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CWA Statement

Aug 7, 2020

“CWA is aware of the CPUC's decision to place its executive director on administrative leave, as well as public claims that water utilities owe the agency outstanding fees. We believe that recent news reports of these developments have erroneously created an impression that regulated water utilities owe the Commission a substantial amount of unpaid fees.” Read the full statement.

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Embracing Diversity and Inclusion

Jun 26, 2020

The California Water Association and regulated water utilities throughout California join the chorus of voices advocating for a more equal and just society. Our business […]

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CWA COVID-19 Resource Center

Jun 2, 2020

The California Water Association (CWA) has created a Resource Center as a central location for learning about the response by California’s regulated water utilities to the COVID-19 emergency, as well as other guidance and orders provided to CWA members.

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COVID-19: Summary of Response by CWA Members

Apr 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world in unprecedented ways, CWA members are taking action to protect the health and safety of their employees as they carry out their critical role in delivering safe, life-sustaining water service.

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