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California Water Service Group Releases 2020 ESG Report

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As part of its focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance, California Water Service Group (Group) today unveiled its 2020 ESG Report outlining its commitment and progress across its four subsidiaries in California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington. The report is located online at www.calwatergroup.com/docs/esg/esg-report-2020.pdf. Titled “A New Day for ESG,” the 2020 report…

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A Recent Article About Water Quality

On February 26, 2021, The Guardian published an article about the disproportional impact of drinking water quality violations on some communities. It is important to keep in mind that there are more than 50,000 water systems in the United States, and more than half of those serve fewer than 500 customers. Because of this massively…

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California Water Service Group Launches 2021 College Scholarship Program Cycle

Students in All Group Service Areas Encouraged to Apply for Eighth Annual Program California Water Service Group (Group) has opened its annual College Scholarship Program for students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. Eligible students may apply for one of multiple scholarships; a total of $80,000 will be…

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California Water Service Group Provides More Than $1.7 Million in Community Support During Unprecedented Year

California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1.7 million to community organizations and customers in 2020, exceeding 2019 contributions by an estimated $500,000. The increase was due to elevated community need, as many of the utility’s service areas were impacted economically by the pandemic. Group’s contributions went to organizations that provide…

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

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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

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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