California American Water Acquires Hillview Water Companyarrow

June 24, 2020

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water has closed its agreement to acquire the Hillview Company to become the new water provider to its approximately 1,500 customers. Hillview Water Company is a family owned Water Utility in Madera County and is regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. It serves approximately 1,500 homes and businesses in Oakhurst, Raymond, and Coursegold. California American Water currently supplies water service to over 60,000 homes and businesses in the Central Valley and nearly 180,000 customers within the State of California. Hillview Water Company customers will be served by California American Water's water treatment and distribution operators who are experts in their fields certified through the California State Water Resources Cont...

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Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in Californiaarrow

June 05, 2020

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO California American Water Surpasses State and Federal Standards SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water published the 2019 Consumer Confidence Reports, which show high quality water service throughout its state districts. The annual reports compare California American Water’s water quality with standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water. The reports also cover drinking water sources, public health information, substances detected in the water and the levels of those substances. Commonly asked questions and answers concerning drinking water are also included. The reports feature illustrated sections on common containments and s...

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California American Water Recommends Building Operators and Schools to Flush Pipes to Maintain Water Quality arrow

May 29, 2020

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. Company Remains Committed to Delivering Clean, Safe, Reliable Water & Wastewater Services SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water remains committed to keeping you informed as we continue our work to deliver clean, safe and reliable water and wastewater services to you during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Extended periods of inactivity in buildings can cause lead leaching or legionella growth in water pipes and taking proper steps can help minimize potential exposure to both these contaminants. As buildings reopen, businesses, school districts and property management teams will begin the process of restarting building systems that have been dormant for a significant amount of time. Proper reopening procedure...

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California American Water Suspends Non-Payment Service Shutoffs arrow

March 19, 2020

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO Service to be restored to all customers regardless of ability to pay SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water has suspended the practice of shutting off water service due to non-payment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Service will also be restored to all customers whose service was previously discontinued due to nonpayment. This practice will remain in effect as long as the current public health crisis continues. These decisions were made to ensure clean, safe, reliable water service for all customers during this public health crisis, and to assist those customers who may experience financial hardships during this crisis. "Our priority is and has always been the well-being of our customers," said California American Water Pre...

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California American Water Acquires the Operating Assets of the Fruitridge Vista Water Company arrow

February 04, 2020

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water acquired the Fruitridge Vista Water Company’s operating assets and has become the new water provider to its approximately 4,800 customers. The transaction was finalized on February 4th and California American Water assumed operation of the system on that date. Fruitridge Vista was a Class B Water Utility in south Sacramento County and is regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. California American Water currently supplies water service to nearly 60,000 homes and businesses in the Sacramento region and nearly 180,000 customers within the State of California. Fruitridge Vista Water Company customers will now be served by California American Water's water treatment and distribution operators who are experts in their fie...

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California American Water Offers Customers Disaster Relief Protectionsarrow

January 15, 2020

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 14, 2020) – California American Water has a new plan to help customers when disaster strikes. The Disaster Relief plan will enable customers affected by natural disasters to engage a host of benefits, including deposit waivers, collection suspension and bill cancellation for those whose homes are destroyed. These protections would begin as soon as an official disaster is declared and are designed to take stress off customers during their time of need. “When disaster strikes, the last thing you want to think about is your water bill,” said California American Water president Rich Svindland. “These state approved measures will hopefully help customers out and give them less one thing to worry as they recover from disaster. And the best part is these benefits kick in automatically when a disaster is declared.” Some of these disaster rel...

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CPUC Approves California American Water's Acquisition of the Fruitridge Vista Water Companyarrow

December 19, 2019

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to approve California American Water’s acquisition of Fruitridge Vista Water Company’s operating assets for $20.75 million and to become the new water provider to its approximately 4,800 connections. Fruitridge Vista is a family owned Class B Water Utility in south Sacramento County and is regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. California American Water currently supplies water service to nearly 60,000 connections in the Sacramento region and nearly 180,000 connections within the State of California. Fruitridge Vista Water Company customers will be served by California American Water's water treatment and distribution operators who are experts in their fields certified through the Cali...

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California American Water Teams Up with State Assemblymember Jim Cooper for “Operation Gobble”arrow

November 25, 2019

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. 200 Free Thanksgiving Turkeys to be Delivered to Local Non-profits SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water: What: Operation Gobble     When: 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2019     Where: Assemblymember Jim Cooper District Office   9250 Laguna Springs Drive, Suite 220   Elk Grove, CA 95758     Contact: Evan Jacobs for California American Water at (916) 568-4252   Laurie Coffroth for Assemblymember Cooper at (916) 670-7888 California State Assemblymember Jim Cooper and California American Water will provide 200 fresh turkeys to local non-profits at Assemblymember Jim Cooper’s district office on Tuesday, N...

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California American Water Teams Up with California State Assembly Member Kevin McCarty for “Operation Gobble”arrow

November 25, 2019

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. 300 Free Thanksgiving Turkeys to be Delivered to Local Residents SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water: What: Operation Gobble     When: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019     Where: 11:00 -11:45 am: Cottage Housing at Serna Village   5836 Dudley Blvd   McClellan Park 95652       Noon-12:45 pm: Mutual Housing at Lemon Hill   1048 Dixieanne Avenue   Sacramento, CA 95824     1 – 1:45 pm: Alder Grove SHRA   816 Revere Street   Sacramento, CA 95833       2 – 2:45 pm: Marina Vista Apartments   240 Seavey Circle   Sacramento, CA 95...

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California American Water Teams Up with State Senator Jim Nielsen for “Operation Gobble”arrow

November 25, 2019

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. 100 Free Thanksgiving Turkeys to be Delivered to Local Non-profits SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water: What:   Operation Gobble       When:   9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019       Where:   Senator Jim Nielsen District Office     2200 Douglas Boulevard, Suite 100A     Roseville, CA 95661       Contact:   Evan Jacobs for California American Water at (916) 568-4252     Nghia Nguyen for Senator Nielsen at (916) 772-0571 California State Senator Jim Nielsen and California American Water will provide 100 turkeys to local non-profits as part of the 29th annual “Operation G...

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