Cal Water Plans to Invest $1.6 Billion in Next 3 Years

Posted July 9, 2024 To continue providing safe, clean, reliable tap water to customers across the communities it serves, Cal Water yesterday submitted Infrastructure Improvement Plans for its California districts from 2025-2027 in its General Rate Case (GRC) filing with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The application also proposes a Low-Use Water Equity Program, […]

Supreme Court Preserves Rate-Making Mechanism

Posted July 9, 2024 Cal Water commends the decision issued today by the California Supreme Court that preserves decoupling as a rate-making mechanism, protects water utilities’ due process rights, and enables them to maintain financial stability, all while encouraging water conservation and helping protect customers at the same time. The ruling was issued in response […]

Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

Posted July 1, 2024 California Water Service (Cal Water) has published its annual Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR) for each of its water systems and invites customers to learn about the quality of their local water supply. Customers can access their 2023 CCRs, also called water quality reports, along with previous years’ reports online at calwater.com/ccr. Importantly, […]

Group Awards $80,000 in College Scholarships

Posted June 27, 2024 As part of its commitment to enhance the quality of life for those it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) has awarded $80,000 in college scholarships to 12 of the best and brightest California, Hawaii, and Washington students for the 2024-25 academic year. This year, Group is investing in the education […]

Infrastructure Upgrade Begins in Chico

Posted June 14, 2024 On Monday, June 24, Cal Water is scheduled to begin work on a water infrastructure upgrade that will improve water supply reliability and fire protection in central Chico. The project will include installation of more than 2,000 feet of new 12- and 8-inch water main. “Infrastructure improvements like this help Cal […]

Kings Mountain Park Mutual Water Purchase Complete

Posted May 28, 2024 Cal Water has finalized the acquisition of Kings Mountain Park Mutual Water Company’s (Kings Mountain) water system assets. Cal Water’s Bear Gulch District, which has provided water in recent years to Kings Mountain through a system interconnection, will now provide water utility services directly to Kings Mountain customers. The Bear Gulch […]

Cal Water Honors Teen for Maintaining Infrastructure

Posted May 13, 2024 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 […]

Cal Water Will Meet New State Chromium-6 Standard

Posted April 17, 2024 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 […]

Group Utilities Prepared to Comply with New PFAS Regulations

Posted April 10, 2024 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 […]

$83 Million in Relief for Past-Due Balances

Posted April 09, 2024 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 […]