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Selma Customers Converted to Metered Service

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As the state experiences a worsening drought, Cal Water has installed the last of 217 water meters, converting all flat-rate customer accounts in Selma to metered accounts to aid conservation efforts. State law requires all water providers to convert flat-rate water customers to metered services by 2025, but with support of the California Public Utilities…

9th Annual H2O Challenge Conservation Competition

Cal Water, in partnership with DoGoodery, has launched the ninth annual Cal Water H2O Challenge. This year, the program includes multiple opportunities for students, classrooms, and school-based clubs in Cal Water service areas to engage in water-related activities. The Classroom Challenge invites students in fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade classrooms to develop and implement solutions for…

5th Month of Water Savings in September 2022

Cal Water customers reduced their water use for the fifth month in a row in September, despite a record-breaking heat wave that began the month. Seven of Cal Water’s districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 10.6% compared to September 2020. “We are encouraged by our customers’ continued conservation progress…

We’re Here to Help

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Some customers may have seen news reports regarding customer protections when it comes to water service disconnections due to non-payment. Cal Water confirms that not only do we abide by the customer protections outlined in SB 998, but our shutoff policy also offers more protections to support our customers who may be struggling financially and…

Great Place to Work® Recognition for 7th Year

Great Place to Work Certified, August 2022 to August 2023

The Great Place to Work® Institute has named California Water Service Group (Group) a Great Place to Work for 2022–2023, the utility announced today. This marks the seventh year in a row Group has earned this honor. The two-part Great Place to Work® certification includes a Culture Audit© and a Trust Index©. The Culture Audit©…

Antelope Valley Tops List of August Water Savers

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Cal Water’s Antelope Valley District led all water suppliers statewide in water savings during the month of August, saving 46.1% compared to August 2020. Company-wide, Cal Water customers also made strides, reducing water use for the fourth consecutive month and with 12 of the utility’s districts making the state’s list of water suppliers that achieved…

Governor Newsom Signs Water Conservation SB 1469

Broad coalition of labor, environmental, business, consumer, and water groups supported bill that will help Californians conserve more water Cal Water today commended Governor Newsom for signing SB 1469 (Sens. Bradford, Becker), which makes permanent a proven program that has encouraged Californians to reduce their water use and helped keep water bills low for all…

4th Straight Month of Water Savings

For the fourth month in a row, Cal Water customers reduced their water use, with half of the utility’s districts surpassing 15% in reductions in August. Company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 12.3% last month compared to August 2020. All of Cal Water’s districts achieved savings this August, showing that customers continued to heed…

Working Together to Fight Climate Change

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by Ken Jenkins, Chief Water Resource Sustainability Officer Around the globe, people are facing the consequences of climate change. Here in California, our communities have been braving record-breaking heat waves that push our power grid to the brink and living with intense wildfires that leave devastation and harmful smoke left in their wake. These climate…

Third Consecutive Month of Increasing Conservation

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Together with its customers, Cal Water achieved greater water use reductions over the preceding month for the third month in a row. As customers continued to heed the Governor’s call to conserve water, Cal Water reduced water use company-wide by 12.4% in July 2022 compared to July 2020, with 10 of its districts saving more…