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2022 College Scholarship Program Launched

Students in All Group Service Areas Encouraged to Apply for Ninth 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. Group will distribute a total of $80,000 in scholarships this year. Four $10,000 scholarships will…

$600,000 Committed to Local Community Organizations

As part of fulfilling its purpose to enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) today announced donations totaling $600,000 to local food banks and other community aid organizations ahead of the Christmas holiday. These gifts are in addition to charitable contributions regularly provided through Group’s philanthropic giving…

Group Named to Most Responsible Companies List

For its efforts related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters, California Water Service Group (Group) has been named one of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” by Newsweek magazine for 2022. The distinction was recently presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Group ranked first among water utilities and…

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…

$80,000 in College Scholarships Awarded

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…

HOH Utilities Company Acquisition

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…

Contractor Causes Kalaeloa-Barbers Point Leak

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…

Annual Water Quality Report Published

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…

Kapalua Water and Waste Treatment Purchases

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,…

Silver Stevie® Award for COVID-19 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…