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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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Hawaii Water Service to Acquire HOH Utilities Company

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Acquisition Expands Utility’s Footprint onto Island of Kauai Hawaii Water announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of HOH Utilities Company, a wastewater utility located in the growing Poipu/Koloa area of Kauai County on the island of Kauai. The acquisition is subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including approval…

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Contractor Causes Wastewater Leak at Kalaeloa-Barbers Point

A contractor installing electrical ducts for Hawaiian Electric in Kalaeloa, Hawaii, hit a six-inch diameter sewer main today at 9:00 a.m., which caused a wastewater leak of approximately 9,000 gallons on the makai side of Eisenhower, just before Coral Sea Road. The wastewater was contained in the immediate area, and no wastewater flowed into any…

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Hawaii Water Service Publishes Annual Water Quality Report

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Hawaii Water recommends its customers visit hawaiiwaterservice.com/ccr and view their annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), available now, to learn about their local water supply. Online customers can review their 2020 CCRs, also known as water quality reports, and obtain prior years’ reports as well. According to General Manager Tony Carrasco, the reports provide detailed information…

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Hawaii Water Service Completes Purchase of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company

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Hawaii Water has completed the acquisition of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company from Maui Land & Pineapple Company (MLP). Hawaii Water will now begin providing water and wastewater service to ML&P’s 1,000 customer connections in the Kapalua, Maui resort area. Kapalua’s water and wastewater utilities serve homes, hotels, condominiums, golf courses, restaurants,…

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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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Hawaii Water Receives Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Approval to Acquire Kapalua Water, Waste Treatment Companies

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Hawaii Water received approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (Commission) this week to acquire the assets of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company from Maui Land and Pineapple Company (ML&P). Pursuant to the agreement with ML&P and upon closing of the acquisition, which is subject to the remaining closing conditions in the…

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Hawaii Water Provides Approximately $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, Hawaii Water Service donated about $13,000 to local community organizations in 2020. The contributions went to organizations that provide assistance for at-risk or underserved communities, healthcare, and animal welfare services and community care. The Waikoloa Dry Forest, Pukalani…

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