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Washington and California to Acquire Systems

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Washington Water and Cal Water have signed agreements to acquire the water system assets of two utilities near the companies’ existing service areas. Cal Water intends to purchase King’s Mountain Park Mutual Water Company (King’s Mountain), while Washington Water intends to acquire Bethel Green Acres Water Association (Bethel Green Acres). Adjacent to Cal Water’s Bear…

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2022 College Scholarship Program Winners Announced

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As part of its commitment to investing in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) has awarded $80,000 in scholarships to students living in its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2022–2023 academic year. Out of more than 300 applicants, winners were selected based on outstanding academic achievement, community…

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Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

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To help residents and businesses learn about their local water supply Washington Water Service (Washington Water) encourages its customers to visit and view their annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). Customers can now find their 2021 CCRs, also known as water quality reports, online at wawater.com/ccr plus obtain prior years’ reports. According to Chief Water Quality…

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Jensen Receives Commitment to Excellence Award

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Operations Manager James (Jimmy) Jensen of Washington Water was presented with the Drinking Water Week Commitment to Excellence award by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) in a ceremony last week. Drinking Water Week is an annual initiative of the American Water Works Association. The Drinking Water Week Commitment to Excellence award is given…

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California Water Service Group Publishes 2021 ESG Report

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Following the expansion of its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program last year, California Water Service Group today released its annual ESG Report detailing the company’s commitments and performance in 2021 across its subsidiaries. The report, titled “Enhancing the Quality of Life: Today & Tomorrow,” highlights both ongoing efforts and significant achievements made during the…

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Washington Water Service Enters into Agreement to Acquire Stroh’s Water Company

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Washington Water, a subsidiary of California Water Service Group (Group), has entered into an agreement with Stroh’s Water Company (Stroh’s Water) to acquire its water utility assets. Washington Water has served Stroh’s Water customers since March 2021 through an operation and maintenance agreement, and supported them on an emergency basis for more than 20 years.…

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Group Diversifies Giving, Increases Support in 2021

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As part of its commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated $2.19 million to community organizations, first responders, and students in 2021. Last year’s contributions surpassed 2020 charitable donations and community giving by about a half-million dollars. In 2021, Group allocated…

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Agreement to Acquire Driftwood Valley Water

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Washington Water, a subsidiary of California Water Service Group (Group), signed an agreement to acquire the water utility assets of Driftwood Valley Association. The acquisition is subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions and approval by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC). Driftwood Valley Water, owned and operated by the homeowners association, currently serves…

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California Water Service Group Launches Annual College Scholarship Program

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California Water Service Group (Group) announced today that it is now accepting applications for its ninth annual College Scholarship Program from students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. The utility will distribute a total of $80,000 in scholarships this year. Four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded, along with…

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Outstanding Performance Award

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The Washington State Department of Ecology presented Washington Water with the Outstanding Performance Award for 2020. The award was given for the Rosario Wastewater Treatment Plant’s strong health and safety record. Every year, the Department of Ecology recognizes utilities that have achieved full compliance with their water quality permits, specifically meeting state pollution limits, monitoring…

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