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Customers Saved 16.5 Percent in December

Cal Water customers surpassed the state’s conservation target of 15% in December 2022, saving 16.5% company-wide over December 2020. This is the eighth month in a row Cal Water customers reduced their water use, with 11 districts saving more than 15%. The 11 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are: Bakersfield, saving…

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Ralph Felix New Rancho Dominguez District Manager

Ralph Felix

Cal Water announced today that Ralph Felix was selected as the new District Manager of the utility’s Rancho Dominguez operations. Felix has been with Cal Water for more than 18 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of district operations and water systems. He succeeds Dan Armendariz, who was promoted to a Director of Field Operations…

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Infrastructure improvement project coming in Torrance

On Monday, our Rancho Dominguez District will start an infrastructure upgrade to improve water supply reliability and fire protection in northeast Torrance. Crews will install 1,700 feet of new 8-inch and 6-inch water main to replace smaller, aging pipes. Work will take place Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.: From the 21300…

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10th Annual College Scholarship Program Launched

California Water Service Group (Group) announced the commencement of its 10th annual College Scholarship Program cycle today, reaffirming the utility’s commitment to improving lives in its communities. Students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries are encouraged to apply for a portion of the $80,000 available in awards. Four $10,000 grand-prize…

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Seventh Straight Month of Water Savings


Although the weather has started to cool, Cal Water customers continued to reduce their water use for the seventh month in a row in November. More than half of Cal Water’s districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 13.6% compared to November 2020. “I would like to thank our customers…

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Acquisition of King’s Mountain Water System Approved


Cal Water received approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to acquire the water system assets of King’s Mountain Park Mutual Water Company (King’s Mountain). The King’s Mountain system, which is adjacent to Cal Water’s Bear Gulch District, currently serves 23 residential connections near Skyline Boulevard in the Bay Area. Because residents must voluntarily…

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Partnering to Consolidate Central Valley Water Users


Grant funding from the State of California’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) to the County of Tulare will enable local water provider Cal Water to connect two small, disadvantaged communities struggling with failing domestic wells with its Visalia system. The consolidation is intended to help ensure residents in West Goshen and on Harrison Road receive…

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"America’s Most Responsible Companies" Honor

Newsweek America's Most Responsible Companies 2023 logo

Newsweek magazine today recognized California Water Service Group (Group) on its 2023 list of “America’s Most Responsible Companies.” The distinction was presented to Group for the second year in a row by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world’s leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, for the utility’s efforts related to environmental, social, and governance…

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Sixth Straight Month of Water Savings


Cal Water customers reduced their water use for the sixth month in a row in October. Ten of Cal Water’s districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 12.1% compared to October 2020. “Even as temperatures drop, we’re seeing great signs that our customers are continuing their conservation efforts regardless of…

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Operation Gobble in East Los Angeles

Employees with Operation Gobble turkeys

Our East Los Angeles District recently held its annual Operation Gobble event at the Centro Maravilla Service Center in partnership with Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo. One hundred and fifty families in need were provided Butterball turkeys and meal kits to help them enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Attendees also learned about—and those eligible were enrolled in—our Customer…

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