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"America’s Most Responsible Companies" Honour

Newsweek America's Most Responsible Companies 2023 logo

Newsweek magazine today recognized California Water Service Group (Group) on its 2023 list of “America’s Most Responsible Companies.” The distinction was presented to Group for the second year in a row by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world’s leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, for the utility’s efforts related to environmental, social, and governance…

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Hydroturbine Installed to Generate Energy

Stephen Green with the newly installed turbine

Part of our dedication to our customers, communities, and environment includes our commitment to keeping customer bills as low as possible and reducing our energy footprint. To that end, Hawaii Water Service recently installed a hydroturbine in Waikoloa on Big Island. The hydroturbine, which captures the energy created by flowing water, saves on electrical grid…

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HPUC Approval to Acquire Keauhou Wastewater System

Hawaii Water has received approval by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (HPUC) to acquire the wastewater system assets of Keauhou Community Services, Inc. (KCSI) and provide wastewater utility service to its customers. KCSI serves about 1,500 residential, hotel, and commercial customer-equivalent units in Keauhou on the Big Island, along with the Keauhou Bay Facility and…

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Great Place to Work® Recognition for 7th Year

Great Place to Work Certified, August 2022 to August 2023

The Great Place to Work® Institute has named California Water Service Group (Group) a Great Place to Work for 2022–2023, the utility announced today. This marks the seventh year in a row Group has earned this honor. The two-part Great Place to Work® certification includes a Culture Audit© and a Trust Index©. The Culture Audit©…

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2022 College Scholarship Program Winners Announced

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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Hawaii Water Service Receives Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Approval to Acquire HOH Utilities

Waikoloa, Hawaii—Hawaii Water Service (Hawaii Water) has received approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (Commission) to acquire the assets of HOH Utilities, LLC., moving the utility one step closer to establishing operations on Kauai.  Hawaii Water is a subsidiary of California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT). HOH Utilities is a wastewater utility in…

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Hawaii Water to Acquire KSSCS

Expanding its footprint on the island of Kauai, Hawaii Water announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Kukui’ula South Shore Community Services (KSSCS). The acquisition is subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including approval by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (HPUC). Located in the Kukui’ula Resort region of…

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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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Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

Hawaii CCR cover

To help residents and businesses learn about their local water supply, Hawaii Water encourages its customers to visit the Water Quality Reports page and view their annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). Customers can now find their 2021 CCRs, also known as water quality reports, online plus obtain prior years’ reports. According to General Manager Tony…

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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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