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San Carlos Pump Station Renovations Enhance Reliability

Cal Water has started a major renovation of a critical pump station in the city of San Carlos to improve water service reliability for local customers. Once the water system improvement project is complete, which is expected by late August, the station on Hilltop Drive will have two new booster pumps, a surge tank, and…

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Cal Water to Monitor for Lead and Copper in Schools

As part of its commitment to water quality, Cal Water announced today that it is finalizing plans to test for lead in water in schools within its service areas. The announcement follows the release of new guidelines for lead testing in schools by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW) earlier…

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Bakersfield District Manager Rudy Valles to Retire

Cal Water has selected Mike Mares to serve as the new District Manager to lead its Bakersfield District. Rudy Valles, who has been the Bakersfield District Manager since 2012, is set to retire in March and is supporting Mares during the transition. Mares has held numerous roles for California Water Service Group and its subsidiaries…

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Supporting Bakersfield: 2016 Charitable Contributions

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life in the areas it serves, Cal Water supports an array of local organizations each year that provide needed services in the community. The company’s year-long giving efforts provided a total of $16,815 to charitable organizations in 2016, with recipients ranging from homeless shelters…

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Chromium-6 Research and Treatment in Willows

In July, the State of California set the nation’s first ever limit on the maximum amount of chromium-6 allowed in drinking water at 0.010 parts per million. Since that regulation became effective, Cal Water has aggressively pursued options to reduce the expected rate impact to customers to comply with this new standard. Today, Cal Water…

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