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Relief for Water Bill Debt Accumulated During Pandemic


Financially strapped customers in California with past-due water bills accumulated during the pandemic will soon see relief, as Cal Water has secured funds from the California Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program (Program), administered by the State Water Resources Control Board. Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, the Program enables water suppliers to apply…

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Water main installation in Torrance

Our Rancho Dominguez District will soon start the process of installing 3,560 feet of new 8-inch water main in Torrance, which will improve water supply reliability and fire protection for local customers. This project will take about 14 weeks to complete. Construction will take place: From 1000 to 1261 West. 212th On the 21100 block…

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New Technology Installed for Early Wildfire Detection

Images from the Los Altos fire-detecting camera

To support local fire departments in their life-saving efforts, Cal Water’s Los Altos District recently partnered with a company called Pano.AI to install a device that provides 360-degree hilltop imagery and generates automatic calls in the event of budding wildfires. The Pano.AI camera was installed on top of a water station in the Los Altos…

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Group Launches Annual College Scholarship Program

California Water Service Group (Group) announced today that it is now accepting applications for its ninth annual College Scholarship Program from students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. The utility will distribute a total of $80,000 in scholarships this year. Four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded, along with…

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Infrastructure Upgrade in Marysville Begins


Cal Water began an important water infrastructure improvement project in Marysville today that will ensure local customers and firefighters continue to have the safe, reliable water service they need for their everyday and emergency needs. The project includes the installation of 1,221 feet of new 6-, 8-, and 12-inch ductile-iron water main and replacement of…

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Cal Water Supports Conservation Emergency Regulation


With the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Board) Drought Conservation Emergency Regulation going into effect tomorrow, Cal Water reaffirmed its support for the State Board’s measures to combat the continuing drought and the utility’s commitment to helping customers make meaningful water use reductions. "While the rain and snow rainstorms we recently received were a…

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A Commitment to Service

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By Justin Skarb The holiday season offers a time for reflection—a time to look back on the year, not only at the many challenges and opportunities, but also at the progress. The districts Cal Water serves are the communities we have called home for more than 90 years. That’s why we are committed to investing…

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$600,000 Committed to Local Community Organizations


As part of fulfilling its purpose to enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) today announced donations totaling $600,000 to local food banks and other community aid organizations ahead of the Christmas holiday. These gifts are in addition to charitable contributions regularly provided through Group’s philanthropic giving…

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$200,000 Committed to Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Marine Sanctuary donation presentation

As part of its commitments to both furthering environmental stewardship and supporting education in socio-economically challenged areas it serves, Cal Water has pledged $200,000 to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation). The donation, announced at the Foundation’s holiday reception last night, will help the Foundation further its overall mission, including exploring future opportunities…

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Lead and Copper Rule Revisions Reviewed

Protecting our customers’ health and safety is our highest priority. As such, Cal Water supports U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) efforts to strengthen the Lead and Copper Rule through Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR), and are committed to meeting all federal and state water quality standards. Yesterday, the Biden-Harris Administration announced findings from its…

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