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Infrastructure Improvement Project Completed in Salinas


Cal Water has completed a water main replacement project in northern Salinas that will strengthen water system reliability and infrastructure resiliency for customers’ everyday needs and firefighters’ emergency needs. The project included the installation of approximately 2,600 feet of new 8-inch water pipe. Crews also replaced six fire hydrants and 64 individual customer service connections.…

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Setting Public Health Goals for "Forever Chemicals"

Continuing its track record as an industry leader in providing a reliable supply of clean, safe, and affordable drinking water, Cal Water today announced its support of state efforts to set public health goals for two of the most prominent “forever chemicals” found in drinking water. “As a water provider, maintaining safe, clean drinking water…

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La Rosa Bars to Develop Limited Edition Fruit Bar

La Rosa fruit bars

As part of its commitments to both conserving water and supporting its communities, Cal Water has partnered with La Rosa Fruit Bars and Ice Cream, Inc. to develop a limited edition-flavor fruit bar. Part of the proceeds from the sales of “Cal Watermelon”—a watermelon-cucumber flavored fruit bar—will go to support the Water Association of Kern…

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Infrastructure Improvement Project Begins in Bakersfield


Cal Water began a water main replacement project in central Bakersfield today that will improve water system reliability and fire protection in the area. The infrastructure upgrade will ensure local customers continue to have a reliable water supply for their everyday and emergency needs. The project, which will take about 12 weeks to complete, includes…

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Water Main Replacement Project Begins in San Mateo

Water Main Replacement Project in San Mateo

Cal Water has begun construction on an important water infrastructure upgrade in central San Mateo that will strengthen reliability and resiliency for local customers and improve fire protection capabilities for first responders. The project, which is expected to be completed in mid-September 2021, includes the installation of 4,133 feet of 8-inch water main along El…

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Cal Water to Acquire Preserve at Millerton Water


Cal Water received approval late last week from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to acquire the water and wastewater systems serving the Preserve at Millerton and provide regulated water and wastewater service to its future customers. The Preserve at Millerton is a new 1,400-unit master-planned, mixed-use community in Madera County that will include residences, commercial…

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Elevated Storage Tank in King City Removed

King City elevated tank demolition

Cal Water recently decommissioned and removed its 100,000-gallon, elevated water tank. The tank, located in downtown King City, no longer meets newer seismic standards and has not been in use since 2013. According to Acting Local Manager Gary Vincelet, retrofitting the tank to make it seismically sound would have been costly and needlessly increase water…

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Prepared for Drought Emergency and Governor’s Call

dry landscape

Following yesterday’s expansion of the emergency drought declaration in California by Governor Gavin Newsom, Cal Water today reaffirmed its preparedness to respond to the drought emergency and its commitment to helping customers answer the governor’s call for statewide water conservation. “We partnered with customers to achieve impressive water savings during the last drought, and we…

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Proposal to Invest $1.02 Billion Between 2022 and 2024


As part of its commitment to provide a reliable supply of safe, clean water and affordable service to the communities it serves, Cal Water yesterday submitted its 2022-2024 infrastructure improvement plans for all of its California districts in its General Rate Case (GRC) filing with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The proposal also contains…

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Infrastructure Improvement Project Begins in Los Altos

Los Altos construction

Cal Water began an important water main replacement project in central Los Altos last week that will keep critical water infrastructure and service in the area safe and reliable. The upgrade will ensure customers continue to have the water they need for their everyday and emergency needs. The project, which will take about nine weeks…

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