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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©…

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2022 College Scholarship Program Winners Announced

As part of its commitment to investing in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) has awarded $80,000 in scholarships to students living in its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2022–2023 academic year. Out of more than 300 applicants, winners were selected based on outstanding academic achievement, community…

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Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available for New Mexico Water Service Customers

RIO COMMUNITIES, N.M.— To help residents and businesses learn about their local water supply New Mexico Water Service (New Mexico Water) encourages its customers to visit and view their annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). Customers can now find their 2021 CCRs, also known as water quality reports, online plus obtain prior years’ reports. According to…

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Purchase of Animas Valley Water System Complete

System to be Called Morningstar District New Mexico Water closed its purchase of Animas Valley Land and Water, LLC’s (AV Water) Morningstar Water System today and welcomed AV Water customers to its new district. Through the Morningstar District, New Mexico Water will provide regulated water utility service to approximately 2,000 customer connections in the northwestern…

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California Water Service Group Publishes 2021 ESG Report

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Following the expansion of its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program last year, California Water Service Group today released its annual ESG Report detailing the company’s commitments and performance in 2021 across its subsidiaries. The report, titled “Enhancing the Quality of Life: Today & Tomorrow,” highlights both ongoing efforts and significant achievements made during the…

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New Mexico Water Service to Acquire Monterey Water Company

RIO COMMUNITIES, N.M.— New Mexico Water, a subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT), has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Monterey Water Company (Monterey Water), a water utility located in Valencia County, N.M. The acquisition is subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions and approval by the New Mexico Public Regulation…

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Group Diversifies Giving, Increases Support in 2021

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As part of its commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated $2.19 million to community organizations, first responders, and students in 2021. Last year’s contributions surpassed 2020 charitable donations and community giving by about a half-million dollars. In 2021, Group allocated…

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Animas Valley Water System Acquisition Approved

New Mexico Water has received approval by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to acquire the Morningstar Water System assets of Animas Valley Land and Water, LLC (AV Water) and provide regulated water utility service to its customers. AV Water’s 2,000 customer connections in the northwest part of the state will become New Mexico Water’s…

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Valencia Mesa System Purchase Complete

California Water Service Group (Group) announced that its New Mexico subsidiary, New Mexico Water, closed its purchase of Valencia Mesa LLC Water System, also known as the Hi Mesa Water System, yesterday. The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission granted approval of the transaction last week, and the utility will commence operation of the system immediately.…

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Approval to Acquire Hi Mesa Water System

New Mexico Water received approval yesterday by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to acquire the assets of Valencia Mesa, LLC, also known as the Hi Mesa water system, and provide regulated water utility service to its customers in unincorporated Valencia County. The Hi Mesa water system serves about 85 customer connections and is located…

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