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California Water Service Group Earns Great Place to Work® Distinction for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the utility’s ongoing commitment to employees in its four subsidiaries, the Great Place to Work® Institute has certified California Water Service Group (Group) as a Great Place to Work® for the fifth year in a row. The two-part Great Place to Work® certification includes both a Culture Audit© about the company’s programs and practices…

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New Mexico Water Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Animas Valley Water System

New Mexico Water, a subsidiary of California Water Service Group (Group), has signed a purchase agreement with Animas Valley Land and Water Co., LLC (AV Water) and court-appointed receiver C. Randel Lewis to acquire the Morning Star Water System assets of AV Water and provide regulated water utility service to its approximately 2,000 customer connections…

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Group Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner for COVID-19 Employer Response

Group Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner for COVID-19 Employer Response

For its comprehensive efforts to keep employees safe and informed through the coronavirus pandemic, California Water Service Group (Group) has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the fifth annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers’ Most Valuable Employer for COVID-19 Response category. The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world’s best…

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California Water Service Group Awards $80,000 in College Scholarships to Students

California Water Service Group today announced awards totaling $80,000 in college scholarships for students living in the utility’s California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2020-2021 academic year. Group selected 12 students for the upcoming academic year; winners were chosen based on outstanding academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Many of…

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New Mexico Water Recommends All Water Users Learn About Local Water Supply

New Mexico Water encourages its customers to visit the Water Quality Reports page and view their Consumer Confidence Report, also called the CCR or water quality report, which provides information about the state of the local water supply. Customers can now review and learn about their system’s water quality in 2019, as well as obtain…

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California Water Service Group Subsidiaries to Acquire Local Water Companies

California Water Service Group (Group) announced today that its Washington subsidiary closed an acquisition and that its New Mexico subsidiary has entered into a purchase agreement. Washington Water Service (Washington Water) closed its purchase of the Greenwood Estates water system on March 31, with approval by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. Sister utility New…

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Tap Water Safe from Coronavirus

Updated March 19, 2020 Your tap water is safe from coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The safeguards we have always taken to protect water quality are effective to keep it safe from viruses, including COVID-19. While you may be stocking up on…

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California Water Service Group Opens 2020 College Scholarship Program

Students in All Group Service Areas Eligible for Seventh Annual Program As part of its commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) has expanded its annual College Scholarship Program, which officially opened for applications today. Beginning this year, eligible students residing in areas served by…

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California Water Service Group Donates More Than $1.25 Million in 2019 to Local Communities

California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1.25 million to local non-profits, community organizations, and other philanthropic entities in 2019, exceeding 2018 contributions by an estimated $250,000. Last years increase was mostly due to California Water Service’s inaugural Firefighter Grant Program, which was created to support the needs of local fire…

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California Water Service Group Designated Great Place to Work® for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Great Place to Work® Institute has certified California Water Service Group (Group) as a Great Place to Work® for the fourth year in a row. This distinction was given to Group for its commitment to employees throughout its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. The Great Place to Work® certification includes two components:…

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New Mexico Water responds to Environmental Working Group study

Protecting our customers’ health and safety is our highest priority, and we work to ensure our water complies with all water quality standards, or maximum contaminant levels, set by federal and state public health experts to protect customers’ health and safety. These public health experts include toxicologists, epidemiologists, physicians, biostatisticians, and research scientists from the…

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Customers Encouraged to Review Consumer Confidence Reports

New Mexico Water has published its 2018 water quality reports for customers to learn about their local water supply. The annual report, also known as a Consumer Confidence Report or CCR, for each system is available on the Water Quality Reports page. The reports can be viewed and downloaded from this page. Customers who do…

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California Water Service Group Named Great Place to Work® for Third Year in a Row

For the third consecutive year, the Great Place to Work® Institute has certified California Water Service Group as a Great Place to Work®. The designation reflects the utility’s commitment to employees in its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. The Great Place to Work® certification includes two parts: first, a Culture Audit© about the…

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California Water Service Group Named Great Place to Work® for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, California Water Service Group has been named a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The recognition is reflective of the Group’s ongoing commitment to employees in its regulated California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. The 2017 Great Place to Work® certification is…

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New Customer Portal Provides Customers with User-Friendly, Convenient Account Options

New Mexico Water launched its new, online customer portal today, which allows customers to better manage their water or wastewater utility accounts at their convenience. After logging into the completely redesigned web site, customers can: Start or stop service View and pay their bill View their account’s transaction history Set up and manage automatic bill…

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New Mexico Water Names Jeremiah Mecham as New General Manager

New Mexico Water announced that Jeremiah Mecham will lead the utility’s water and wastewater operations, effective today. He succeeds longtime manager Paul Risso, who retired on March 31, 2017. Mecham joins New Mexico Water with more than 17 years of experience in water operations and management. For the last five years, he worked at CH2MHill…

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California Water Service Group Publishes 2015-2016 Corporate Citizenship Report

California Water Service Group today announced that it has released its 2015-2016 Corporate Citizenship Report. Titled “Raising the Bar,” the report highlights the company’s efforts to enhance the quality of life for its customers, communities, employees, and stockholders, while operating in a way that respects the environment. “Raising the Bar” showcases improvements the company’s 1,125…

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California Water Service Group Named Great Place To Work® in 2016

As part of its continued commitment to being a top workplace, California Water Service Group announced today its first-time certification as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The recognition is reflective of the culture and employee opinions at each of the Group’s regulated subsidiaries in California, Hawaii, New Mexico,…

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