News Releases, Commentary & Reports

CWA Welcomes Release of Report On Takeover Costs

CWA Welcomes Release of Report On Takeover Costs

Posted on Feb 1, 2017

The California Water Association (CWA) is pleased to announce the release of a new Analysis Group report sponsored by CWA that demonstrates the fallacies associated with contested eminent domain takeovers of regulated investor-owned water utilities, especially with respect to promises made on rates, costs and benefits.

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Claremont Decision a Victory for the Public Interest

Claremont Decision a Victory for the Public Interest

Posted on Dec 15, 2016

The California Water Association released the following statement regarding the recent decision by the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County in a contested eminent domain takeover of an investor-owned public utility’s drinking water system by a local municipality.

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California Water Association Announces  New Officers

California Water Association Announces New Officers

Posted on Nov 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Water Association (CWA) has announced the election of new officers to lead the organization during the next two years. CWA represents 108 investor-owned water companies throughout the state that are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission.

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CWA Editorial Urges Drought Emergency Exit Plan

CWA Editorial Urges Drought Emergency Exit Plan

Posted on Apr 4, 2016

In keeping with the themes in its comment letter, the California Water Association (CWA) published an editorial in several newspapers throughout the state in late […]

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California Water Association Supports Effort to Make Payment Options More Customer Friendly

California Water Association Supports Effort to Make Payment Options More Customer Friendly

Posted on Jan 12, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Representatives from the California Water Association (CWA) and California American Water testified today before the California Assembly Utilities & Commerce Committee in support of Assembly Bill 1180.

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Los Angeles Times Article Perpetuates Myths

Los Angeles Times Article Perpetuates Myths

Posted on Oct 23, 2015

The drought in California has meant aggravation and hardship for water utility customers, not only in terms of the inconvenience of letting lawns go brown, […]

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