California American Water Offers Grace Period to Furloughed Federal Employeesarrow

January 31, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (Jan. 31, 2019) – California American Water is offering a 30-day billing grace period for federal workers who were adversely affected by the recent government shutdown. Customers affected by the shutdown may request a 30-day grace period on their account by contacting the company’s customer service line at 1-888-237-1333. During this time, qualifying customers will continue to receive a bill, but will not incur late payment fees or be subject to collection efforts. In addition, these customers will not be disconnected due to non-payment during the 30-day period. These protections come in addition to those offered in the company’s standard customer service policy, which includes offering payment plans and working with customers to address billing concerns. California American Water Customer Service Number: 1-888-237-1333. California America...

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CPUC Approves California American Water General Rate Casearrow

December 13, 2018

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO Decision sets rates for all customers through 2020 SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved a decision in the company’s general rate case for new water and wastewater rates for customers statewide. The company’s rate request, which was filed in July 2016, will set rates through 2020. The decision approves approximately $103 million in capital investment in infrastructure replacements and improvements in 2018 and 2019. “We are extremely proud of our significant level of system investment, combined with operational efficiency measures and innovative technologies, to ensure continued water quality, service reli...

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California American Water to Distribute Turkeys for Operation Gobblearrow

November 13, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. 400 free Thanksgiving turkeys to local non-profits to help food insecure population PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water will distribute 425 turkeys to local non-profits on November 9th as part of its annual “Operation Gobble” program. The turkeys will be donated to the Monterey County Food Bank, Salvation Army, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County, who in turn will distribute them to those in need. California American Water employees will also volunteer to help prepare and serve holiday meals at the Boys & Girls Club in Seaside on Wednesday, November 14th and Thursday, November 15th. “California American Water takes great...

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Community Leaders Celebrate Completion of Monterey Pipeline Projectarrow

October 01, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. California American Water’s newly constructed 7-mile Monterey Pipeline Covering Sections of Seaside, Monterey and Pacific Grove will Deliver New Sources of Water to the Monterey Peninsula PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A ceremony was held today to celebrate the completion of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project pipeline. The $50 million, 36-inch pipe runs from General Jim Moore Boulevard in Seaside to just inside Pacific Grove’s boundary near David Avenue. The project took a year and a half to complete, having begun in November 2016. The event took place at the Eardley roundabout in Pacific Grove, the termination point of the new pipeline that als...

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CPUC Approves Desalination Projectarrow

September 14, 2018

Dateline City: SAN FRANCISCO California American Water Moves Forward on Water Supply Project SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) yesterday voted to approve the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, a desalination project on the coast near Monterey. California American Water, a publicly traded utility company, is expected to complete the project by 2021. “Yesterdays’s approval brings us closer to solving the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply issues,” said Rich Svindland, president of the company. “It is a huge step forward towards establishing a sustainable water supply that will meet the community’s water needs and protect the Carmel River.” ...

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California American Water Announces New Monterey Peninsula Director of Operationsarrow

August 08, 2018

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO, Calif. SAN DIEGO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water announced that Chris Cook has been promoted to Director of Operations for the Monterey Peninsula, replacing Eric Sabolsice, who left the company in July. A native of the Monterey area, Chris came to California American Water in 2015 as Assistant Engineering Manager and was promoted to Engineering Manager the following year. “I am delighted to welcome Chris as our new Director of Operations,” said Garry Hofer, vice president of operations. “Chris has the necessary experience and knowledge of our business in the community to lead the Monterey team. He is an exceptionally talented engineer, and we are excited to have someone with his proven strengths.” ...

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens Robert’s Lake Eco-Recreation Stationarrow

July 17, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on July 12 at Robert’s Lake in Seaside, California where the community celebrated the opening of an eco-recreation station funded by an American Water Charitable Foundation grant. Seaside is one of three cities to receive the Building Better Communities Grant, which helps local communities develop environment-based educational play opportunities. The event included a congratulatory speech by Seaside Mayor Ralph Rubio and other city representatives who thanked those involved in building the center. After the ribbon cutting, kids from a local summer camp immediately ran onto the recreational area and began to play and utilize the outdoor class...

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