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California Water Service Group Earns Great Place to Work® Distinction for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the utility’s ongoing commitment to employees in its four subsidiaries, the Great Place to Work® Institute has certified California Water Service Group (Group) as a Great Place to Work® for the fifth year in a row. The two-part Great Place to Work® certification includes both a Culture Audit© about the company’s programs and practices…

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Group Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner for COVID-19 Employer Response

Group Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner for COVID-19 Employer Response

For its comprehensive efforts to keep employees safe and informed through the coronavirus pandemic, California Water Service Group (Group) has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the fifth annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers’ Most Valuable Employer for COVID-19 Response category. The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world’s best…

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California Water Service Group Awards $80,000 in College Scholarships to Students

California Water Service Group today announced awards totaling $80,000 in college scholarships for students living in the utility’s California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2020-2021 academic year. Group selected 12 students for the upcoming academic year; winners were chosen based on outstanding academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Many of…

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Annual Water Quality Reports Published

Washington Water encourages its customers to visit the Water Quality Reports page and view their Consumer Confidence Report, also called the CCR or water quality report, which provides information about the state of the local water supply. Customers can now review and learn about their system’s water quality in 2019, as well as obtain CCRs…

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Washington Water Completes Purchase of Rainier View Water Company

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Washington Water today announced it has completed the acquisition of Rainier View Water Company’s (Rainier View Water) water system assets, with approval from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. Washington Water is now providing water utility service to Rainier View Water’s 18,500 service connections. Rainier View Water serves about 35,000 people in parts of Graham,…

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California Water Service Group Subsidiaries to Acquire Local Water Companies

California Water Service Group (Group) announced today that its Washington subsidiary closed an acquisition and that its New Mexico subsidiary has entered into a purchase agreement. Washington Water closed its purchase of the Greenwood Estates water system on March 31, with approval by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. Sister utility New Mexico Water Service…

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Washington Water Receives WUTC Approval to Acquire Rainier View Water Company

Washington Water has received approval from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission to acquire Rainier View Water Company’s (Rainier View Water) water system assets and provide water utility service to its 18,000 service connections. The transaction is expected to close in June 2020, subject to the remaining closing conditions in the purchase agreement including completion…

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California Water Service Group Invests Nearly $274 Million in Water System Infrastructure in 2019

As part of its promise to provide quality, service, and value to its communities, California Water Service Group invested $273.8 million in water system infrastructure in its service areas in 2019. Among the projects completed last year to keep its systems safe and reliable were: Installation of 145,881 feet of new water main to replace…

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Tap Water Safe from Coronavirus

Updated March 19, 2020 Your tap water is safe from coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The safeguards we have always taken to protect water quality are effective to keep it safe from viruses, including COVID-19. While you may be stocking up on…

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California Water Service Group Opens 2020 College Scholarship Program

Students in All Group Service Areas Eligible for Seventh Annual Program As part of its commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) has expanded its annual College Scholarship Program, which officially opened for applications today. Beginning this year, eligible students residing in areas served by…

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