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Cal Water Honors Teen for Maintaining Infrastructure

Cal Water and Salinas Mayor Kimbley Craig recently recognized a Salinas teen for his work to help his local water system maintain critical infrastructure to make communities safer. Raymond Luna, a long-time Boy Scout and Salinas high school student, was honored at the site of one of the 40 Cal Water fire hydrants that he…

Cal Water Will Meet New State Chromium-6 Standard

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Cal Water confirmed today that its water systems will meet the new state maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 10 parts per billion (ppb) for chromium-6, which was adopted today by the State Water Resources Control Board. Cal Water developed and installed treatment for the contaminant in its impacted water systems in Dixon, Oak Hills (Salinas),…

Group Utilities Prepared to Comply with New PFAS Regulations

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Following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) adoption of a new National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) today (new PFAS regulation), California Water Service Group (Group) confirmed that it believes its subsidiaries are well positioned to treat potentially impacted water sources and to meet the EPA’s five-year compliance timeline.…

$83 Million in Relief for Past-Due Balances

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With financial impacts of COVID-19 felt by Cal Water customers well past the height of the pandemic, Cal Water applied for and has received more than $83.0 million through the California Extended Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program (Extended Program) to relieve residential and commercial customers of past-due balances incurred during the pandemic. The Extended…

Group Recognized as Trustworthy Company

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California Water Service Group (Group) announced today that it has earned a spot on Newsweek magazine’s 2024 list of “America’s Most Trustworthy Companies” for the second consecutive year. Newsweek compiles the list with Statista Inc., a leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Group ranked second among water utilities nationwide, based on feedback and analysis…

Infrastructure Upgrade Underway in Visalia

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Construction is underway on a Cal Water water infrastructure project that will upgrade and improve water supply reliability and fire protection in Visalia. Cal Water is adding a third water storage tank and booster station to its system, which will help augment water supply during the peak demands of summer. Construction on the 975,000-gallon tank…

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Target Announced

California Water Service Group (Group) today announced its commitment to reducing absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 63% by 2035 from a 2021 base year, a target which is science-aligned and supports limiting global temperature increases to 1.5-degree Celsius above preindustrial levels. According to Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer Martin…

Infrastructure Project Updates for Livermore

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Cal Water recently completed work on a water infrastructure project upgrading and improving water supply reliability and fire protection in Livermore and will begin work on its next improvement project in March. While Cal Water recently installed 2,910 feet of new water main along Verona Avenue and Via Granada, it will soon install 1,750 feet…

Water Infrastructure Updates for Salinas

Cal Water has completed work on a water infrastructure upgrade to improve water supply reliability and fire protection in Salinas and has begun work on its next improvement project. Cal Water recently installed 1,590 feet of new water main, including three fire hydrants on West Street, and is now working to install 3,764 feet of…

Infrastructure Upgrades in Salinas

Cal Water has completed work on a water infrastructure upgrade to improve water supply reliability and fire protection in Salinas and has begun work on its next improvement project. Cal Water recently installed 1,590 feet of new water main, including three fire hydrants on West Street, and is now working to install 3,764 feet of…