California American Water Signs Contract to Acquire East Pasadena Water Companyarrow

April 19, 2019

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the East Pasadena Water Company. Following the completion of the sale, California American Water will become the new water provider to approximately 10,000 residents in Temple City, Arcadia and the East Pasadena area. "We are pleased to have entered into a contract and look forward to serving customers in the East Pasadena Water Company service area," said California American Water's President Rich Svindland. "Our San Marino and Rosemead water systems are near East Pasadena so we know the area well. East Pasadena customers will be able to take advantage of our excellent conserva...

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California American Water Acquires Warring Water Service, Inc.arrow

April 16, 2019

Dateline City: LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), has entered into agreement to acquire the operating assets of the Warring Water Service, Inc. Following the completion of the sale, California American Water will become the new water provider to approximately 514 customers in Piru, California. Warring Water Service Inc., is a privately owned class D water utility located in Ventura County. California American Water currently supplies water service to more than 48,000 homes and businesses in Los Angeles and Ventura County. Warring Water Service, Inc., customers will be served by California American Water’s water treatment and distribution operators who are experts in their field...

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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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