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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California American Water Honored by U.S. Veterans Magazine and U.S. Veterans Business Alliancearrow

June 28, 2018

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO Utility recognized for its commitment to veterans and its supplier diversity program SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water is pleased to announce being named to the U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Company and Top Supplier Diversity Programs lists. In addition, the company recently received the 105 percent Club Award from the U.S. Veterans Business Alliance. The two coveted distinctions recognize California American Water’s commitment and efforts to assist veterans and diverse business owners. “California American Water is honored to receive both these recognitions for our efforts to hire veterans and our commitment to wor...

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Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in Its Southern Divisionarrow

May 08, 2018

Dateline City: LOS ANGELES California American Water Surpasses State and Federal Standards LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water published the 2017 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout its Southern Division. 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. California American Water’s Southern Division includes areas within Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles and San Diego. The report also discusses drinking water sources, public health information, substances ...

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Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in Sacramentoarrow

May 07, 2018

Dateline City: SACRAMENTO, Calif. California American Water Surpasses State and Federal Standards SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water published the 2017 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout the Sacramento District. 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 report also discusses drinking water sources, public health information, substances detected in the water and the levels of those substances. Commonly asked questions and answers concerning ...

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Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in Montereyarrow

May 07, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. California American Water Surpasses State and Federal Standards PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water published the 2017 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout the Monterey District. 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 report also discusses drinking water sources, public health information, substances detected in the water and the levels of those substances. Commonly asked questions and answers concern...

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California American Water Shares Aquifer Storage and Recovery Results for the 2017 Water Yeararrow

May 04, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the rainy season comes to an end, California American Water Operations Director Eric Sabolsice shared the results of California American Water’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) program for 2017/2018 water year. “Seasonal rains came later this year, primarily in March and April,” he said. “During those months, we injected a total of 530 acre-feet which is similar to the historical average, excluding last year’s record-setting injection total of 2,345 acre-feet.” ASR is a joint program between California American Water and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District that captures excess Carmel River winter flows and stores that water in the Seaside Groundwater Basin for...

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Desalination Project Environmental Reports Releasedarrow

April 02, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. The long-awaited reports mark a major milestone in the project’s development PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Efforts to solve the Monterey Peninsula’s water crisis took a major step forward after the California Public Utilities Commission and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary released their joint environmental report for California American Water’s proposed seawater desalination project. The desalination is one of three major components of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project. The 1,000-plus page report based on years of research was released in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental ...

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California American Water Launches Spanish Version of Wesbitearrow

March 01, 2018

Dateline City: SAN DIEGO Spanish Speaking Customers Now Have Access to Fully Functional Mirror Site SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water is pleased to announce the launch of its Spanish translated website. The site, which is also linked to the company’s homepage, is an exact replica and has all of the same functionality of its English-language site. The new site allows customers to visit our website where they will be able to learn about conservation programs, water quality reports and other services and information offered by the company. “Here at California American Water, we believe our customer service should reflect and account for the communities we serve,” sai...

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California American Water Partners with United Way to Offer Financial Assistance Programarrow

February 01, 2018

Dateline City: MONTEREY, Calif. MONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing that no one should go without the essential service of safe, reliable water, California American Water has launched a new hardship assistance program to provide relief for its most financially burdened customers. The Cal Am funded program covers the outstanding balance of qualified customers who are currently in arrears with their water bill or in receipt of a 3-day notice of water shut-off. Eligible customers are referred and vetted through United Way Monterey County, a local nonprofit with extensive experience helping low-income families achieve financial stability. The initiative was inspired by similar programs offered by a handful of other utilities in the state and seeks to lend a ...

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California American Water Launches Personalized Water Bill Videosarrow

January 08, 2018

Dateline City: PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. Customers can view their personalized water bill video via email PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California American Water has launched a new initiative to help customers navigate and better understand the components of their water bills. Starting today, all residential customers on the Monterey Peninsula that have registered an email address with their water account will receive an email notification, including a personalized video of their monthly water bill, along with conservation information. The emails will run monthly through March, unless the customer chooses to unsubscribe from the messages. The animated video will walk customers through their to...

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