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Employee Charitable Donation Matching Program Launched

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Program Expands Impact of Employees’ Support for Local Communities and Non-Profits California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries announced today the launch of its new employee charitable donation matching program. The program was created to encourage employees to support non-profit organizations by doubling the impact of their charitable donations with matching contributions from the…

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California Water Service Group Awards 12 Students $80,000 Total in College Scholarships for Upcoming Academic Year

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California Water Service Group (Group) announced today the recipients of its 8th annual college scholarship program. In total, Group provided $80,000 in scholarships to 12 students living in its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2021-2022 academic year. Out of more than 300 applicants, winners were selected based on outstanding academic…

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California Water Service Group Receives Silver Stevie® Award for COVID-19 Most Valuable Corporate Response

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For its comprehensive efforts to support employees, customers, and the communities it serves throughout the coronavirus pandemic, California Water Service Group (Group) has been named a Silver Stevie® Award winner for the Most Valuable Corporate Response in the COVID-19 Response category. The Stevie® is given out by the American Business Awards® (ABA), which recognizes the…

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California Water Service Group Releases 2020 ESG Report

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As part of its focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance, California Water Service Group (Group) today unveiled its 2020 ESG Report outlining its commitment and progress across its four subsidiaries in California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington. The report is located online at www.calwatergroup.com/docs/esg/esg-report-2020.pdf. Titled “A New Day for ESG,” the 2020 report…

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Washington Water Enters Contract to Operate Stroh’s Water System

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Agreement Includes Option for Purchase Washington Water has entered into an agreement with Stroh’s Water Company (Stroh’s Water) to operate and maintain its water system, which serves about 1,000 customer connections near Washington Water’s existing service areas. Washington Water plans to interconnect its East Pierce system with the Stroh’s Water system to improve water service…

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Washington Water Provides $13,000 In Community Support

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As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, Washington Water donated $13,000 to local community organizations in 2020. The contributions went to organizations that provide assistance for at-risk or underserved communities and veteran assistance. Homeless Backpacks of Thurston County, FISH Food Bank in Gig Harbor, and…

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A Recent Article About Water Quality

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On February 26, 2021, The Guardian published an article about the disproportional impact of drinking water quality violations on some communities. It is important to keep in mind that there are more than 50,000 water systems in the United States, and more than half of those serve fewer than 500 customers. Because of this massively…

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California Water Service Group Launches 2021 College Scholarship Program Cycle

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Students in All Group Service Areas Encouraged to Apply for Eighth Annual Program California Water Service Group (Group) has opened its annual College Scholarship Program for students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. Eligible students may apply for one of multiple scholarships; a total of $80,000 will be…

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Virtual Water-Use Efficiency Public Forum

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Washington Water Service invites our customers to join us for a virtual Water-Use Efficiency Forum. The Forum will educate participants on the utility’s best practices for water-use efficiency, how we count for and measure water loss, how to prevent leaks, and steps we take to be a good steward of our most precious resource. Wednesday,…

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California Water Service Group Provides More Than $1.7 Million in Community Support During Unprecedented Year

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California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1.7 million to community organizations and customers in 2020, exceeding 2019 contributions by an estimated $500,000. The increase was due to elevated community need, as many of the utility’s service areas were impacted economically by the pandemic. Group’s contributions went to organizations that provide…

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