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Over $1.5 Million to Local Organizations in 2023

California Water Service Group (Group) contributed $1.56 million in 2023 to charitable organizations and first responders in its communities, just one of the many ways it demonstrates its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for those it serves. Last year, Group allocated 22% of its community giving efforts to support at-risk, underserved, and disadvantaged…

Group Opens 11th Annual College Scholarship Program

California Water Service Group (Group) is now accepting applications for its 11th annual College Scholarship Program cycle, one of the ways that the utility demonstrates its commitment to improving the lives of those it serves. Residents living in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries are encouraged to apply for part…

Monterey Water Company Acquisition Complete

New Mexico Water has finalized transactions to acquire the assets of Monterey Water Company (Monterey) and provide service to their customers going forward. New Mexico Water now owns and operates the Monterey water system, which has become part of New Mexico Water’s Rio Del Oro service area in Valencia County. Located less than a half-mile…

Group Shares Key Updates on Climate Strategy

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California Water Service Group (Group) today announced key updates for ongoing work to enhance its climate strategy. The company’s Mid-Year Climate Update is published online at www.calwatergroup.com/esg23-update (PDF). Additionally, following the announcement of Group’s commitment to set absolute, science-based Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions reduction targets before the end of the third quarter…

One of “America’s Most Responsible Companies”

America's Most Responsible Companies 2024, from Newsweek and statista

For the third year in a row, California Water Service Group (Group) has earned a spot on Newsweek magazine’s list of “America’s Most Responsible Companies.” Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world’s leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, recognized Group for the utility’s sustainability and corporate citizenship efforts. Group ranked No. 1 among investor-owned water…

Group Surpasses Global Average ESG Evaluation Score

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In its recently published Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Evaluation Report, S&P Global Ratings awarded California Water Service Group a score of 74 out of 100. Group performed on par with other utility networks in the United States (average score of 74/100), scored higher than the global sector average (72/100), and was rated even higher…

Group One of “World’s Most Trustworthy Companies”

World's Most Trustworthy Companies 2023, Newsweek

In its inaugural list recognizing trustworthy companies worldwide, Newsweek magazine has named California Water Service Group (Group) one of the “World’s Most Trustworthy Companies.” The honor was given to Group by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, based on feedback and analysis regarding trust among customers, investors, and employees.…

Great Place to Work® Recognition for 8th Year

Award, Great Place to Work Certified August 2023 through August 2024, USA

In recognition of the utility’s commitment to its employees, the Great Place to Work® Institute has named California Water Service Group (Group) a Great Place to Work for the eighth year in a row. The Great Place to Work award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at the company.…

Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

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To help residents and businesses learn about their local water supply New Mexico Water encourages its customers to view their annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). Customers can now find their 2022 CCRs, also known as water quality reports, online plus obtain prior years’ reports. According to General Manager Cynthia Apodaca, the reports provide detailed information…

Assistance for Low-Income Residents

New Mexico Water is providing assistance to those struggling to pay their water bills through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). LIHWAP is a federally funded program administered by the New Mexico Human Services Department. New Mexico Water customers who meet maximum income limits are eligible to receive a one-time benefit of up…