Community Involvement

Building strong communities is hard work and one of the most important things we do. We're dedicated to helping our communities be more vibrant places to live, work, and play, and hope to earn their support by being involved and concerned corporate citizens.

Our community involvement draws on the unique talents of our employees as well as the resources of our business. Through community giving, in-kind donations, partnerships and volunteering, we demonstrate our commitment to programs that address community-specific needs.

As a company, we work with a number of community-based partners throughout our service areas to positively impact the overall quality of life where our employees and neighbors live and work. It takes more than a one-time grant or volunteer effort to make a lasting difference, so we seek out and support organizations that understand how to best meet the needs of the community.

California American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship Program

California American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship Program was created to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance to students living in California American Water’s service areas who plan a course of study critical to the water and wastewater industry. To apply for a $2,000 scholarship, view our scholarship flier and application form.  The deadline for applications is April 28, 2017. For more information, contact Brian Barreto at 626-614-2542 or

We are also frequently asked to speak at conferences, industry events, organizations and schools. If you are interested in tapping into our water industry expertise for your event or conference, contact your local External Affairs Representative:

Central California: Catherine Stedman 831-646-3208
Northern California: Evan Jacobs 707-495-6135
Southern California: Brian Barreto 626-614-2542

Statewide: Kevin Tilden 619-446-4762