Archivo de últimas noticias - California Water Service https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/ Miércoles 25 de enero de 2023, 19:41:16 +0000 ing.-EE.UU. por hora 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 Los clientes ahorraron un 16.5 por ciento en diciembre https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2023-0124-customers-saved-16-5-percent-water-in-december/ Martes 24 de enero de 2023, 21:30:54 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9769 En diciembre de 2022, los clientes de Cal Water superaron el objetivo de conservación de 15% del estado y ahorraron un 16.5% en todos los sistemas de la compañía con respecto a diciembre de 2020. This is the eighth month in a row Cal Water customers reduced their water use, with 11 districts saving more than 15%. The 11 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are: Bakersfield, saving…

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En diciembre de 2022, los clientes de Cal Water superaron el objetivo de conservación de 15% del estado y ahorraron un 16.5% en todos los sistemas de la compañía con respecto a diciembre de 2020. This is the eighth month in a row Cal Water customers reduced their water use, with 11 districts saving more than 15%.

The 11 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are:

  • Bakersfield, saving 21.6%
  • Bear Gulch, saving 29.9%
  • Kern River Valley, saving 25.3%
  • King City, saving 17.1%
  • Livermore, saving 25.4%
  • Los Altos, saving 37.3%
  • Oroville, saving 21.9%
  • Palos Verdes, saving 32.9%
  • Selma, saving 21.9%
  • Westlake, saving 46.0%
  • Willows, saving 15.5%

Previously, Cal Water customers throughout the state reduced their water use in May 2022 by 6.5%, in June by 11.6%, in July by 12.4%, in August by 12.3%, in September by 10.6%, in October by 12.1%, and in November by 13.6%. Conservation savings for all Cal Water districts are available at drought.calwater.com/reductions.

Even as the state has seen a wet start to the winter season, Cal Water encourages customers to remain vigilant in their conservation efforts. Last year, the state saw a promising snowpack in December melt away by April.

"I would like to thank our customers for their continuing conservation efforts, which were above and beyond the 15 percent state goal in December," said Martin A. Kropelnicki, President and CEO. "While we have seen a strong start to this winter, increasingly warm temperatures and a less reliable snowpack make conservation a necessary way of life in California. We urge our customers to stay mindful of their water use and continue to save water every day."

Residents and businesses can take advantage of rebates for water-efficient clothes washers, toilets, and other devices to help with continual water savings. Programs are also available for changing landscaping from a thirsty lawn to drought-resistant garden and getting a smart landscape tune-up, which offer long-term benefits. Customers can get more information about conservation rebates and programs, drought resources, and water restrictions at drought.calwater.com.

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Ralph Felix, nuevo gerente del distrito de Rancho Dominguez https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2023-0123-ralph-felix-named-rancho-dominguez-district-district-manager/ Lunes 23 de enero de 2023, 19:31:52 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9765 Cal Water announced today that Ralph Felix was selected as the new District Manager of the utility's Rancho Dominguez operations. Felix has been with Cal Water for more than 18 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of district operations and water systems. He succeeds Dan Armendariz, who was promoted to a Director of Field Operations…

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Ralph FelixCal Water announced today that Ralph Felix was selected as the new District Manager of the utility's Rancho Dominguez operations. Felix has been with Cal Water for more than 18 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of district operations and water systems. He succeeds Dan Armendariz, who was promoted to a Director of Field Operations position.

Felix started his Cal Water career in the company's East Los Angeles District in 2004 as an Operation Maintenance Worker and has since worked as a Meter Reader, Utility Worker, Certified Pump Operator, Superintendent, and Rancho Dominguez Operations Manager. He has served as the Interim District Manager of the Rancho Dominguez District since June.

“Ralph is a natural-born leader, a knowledgeable operator, and a great community partner,” said Director of Field Operations, Southern Region Henry Wind. “He will ensure our Rancho Dominguez District customers continue to receive the same excellent quality, service, and value they have come to expect and deserve.”

Felix holds Water Treatment Grade Two and Water Distribution Grade Four certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board. He is also a certified Backflow Tester and Cross-Connection Control Specialist through the American Water Works Association.

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Comienza un proyecto de mejora de la infraestructura en Torrance https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2023-0118-infrastructure-improvement-project-coming-in-torrance/ Jueves 19 de enero de 2023 00:06:33 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9764 El lunes, se dará inicio a obras de mejora de infraestructura en nuestro distrito Rancho Dominguez para aumentar la confiabilidad de la reserva de agua y la protección contra incendios en la región noreste de Torrance. Las cuadrillas instalarán 1,700 pies de tuberías principales de 8" y 6" para reemplazar las más pequeñas y más antiguas. Las tareas se extenderán desde el lunes hasta el viernes, entre las 8 a. m. y las 3 p. m., en los siguientes tramos: del 21300…

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El lunes, se dará inicio a obras de mejora de infraestructura en nuestro distrito Rancho Dominguez para aumentar la confiabilidad de la reserva de agua y la protección contra incendios en la región noreste de Torrance. Las cuadrillas instalarán 1,700 pies de tuberías principales de 8" y 6" para reemplazar las más pequeñas y más antiguas.

Work will take place Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

  • From the 21300 to 21400 blocks of Vermont
  • From the 700 to 800 blocks of 214th
  • In the 21300 Block of Conradi Dr.

Crews are also replacing a fire hydrant and 20 individual customer water service connections to improve firefighting capabilities and strengthen system reliability. The project is expected to be completed in early April.

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Comienza la 10.ª edición del Programa de becas universitarias anual https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2023-0117-10th-annual-college-scholarship-program-launched/ Martes 17 de enero de 2023, 23:52:48 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9760 California Water Service Group (Group) announced the commencement of its 10th annual College Scholarship Program cycle today, reaffirming the utility's commitment to improving lives in its communities. Students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries are encouraged to apply for a portion of the $80,000 available in awards. Four $10,000 grand-prize…

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California Water Service Group (Group) announced the commencement of its 10th annual College Scholarship Program cycle today, reaffirming the utility's commitment to improving lives in its communities. Students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries are encouraged to apply for a portion of the $80,000 available in awards.

Four $10,000 grand-prize scholarships will be awarded, along with additional scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. Eligible applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study program at an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school for the 2023-24 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, community service, and financial need.

"We are pleased to continue our college scholarship program for its 10th year and so proud of our previous recipients who are already making their mark on the world," said Martin A. Kropelnicki, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Going to college can be expensive, so we want to help reduce that barrier for students in the communities we serve. I encourage any students who meet the eligibility criteria to apply."

The annual scholarships are part of Group's stockholder-funded philanthropic giving program and do not affect customers' rates. The program is administered by Scholarship America, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To date, Group has provided $600,000 in scholarships to students through the program.

To learn more about the scholarship program or to apply, students may visit learnmore.scholarsapply.org/calwaterscholarships. The application period will close on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Winners will be announced in the summer.

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Séptimo mes consecutivo de ahorro de agua https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1222-seventh-straight-month-of-water-savings/ Jueves 22 de diciembre de 2022, 21:18:18 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9742 Although the weather has started to cool, Cal Water customers continued to reduce their water use for the seventh month in a row in November. More than half of Cal Water's districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 13.6% compared to November 2020. "I would like to thank our customers…

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Although the weather has started to cool, Cal Water customers continued to reduce their water use for the seventh month in a row in November. More than half of Cal Water's districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 13.6% compared to November 2020.

"I would like to thank our customers for all of their hard work stepping up conservation efforts this year," said Martin A. Kropelnicki, President and CEO. "While we are hoping for a wet winter, we urge our customers to stay mindful of their water use and continue to save water every day."

During these wetter months, as more water is used inside homes and businesses, Cal Water encourages customers to remember simple indoor water-saving tips, such as turning off the tap when brushing teeth or shaving, running full loads of laundry and dishes, and checking toilets for leaks.

The 13 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are:

  • Bakersfield, saving 16.8%
  • Bear Gulch, saving 28.9%
  • Kern River Valley, saving 16.9%
  • King City, saving 18.6%
  • Livermore, saving 22.4%
  • Los Altos, saving 32.9%
  • Marysville, saving 17.2%
  • Mid-Peninsula, saving 15.4%
  • Oroville, saving 25.4%
  • Palos Verdes, saving 16.8%
  • Selma, saving 19.0%
  • Westlake, saving 36.8%
  • Willows, saving 23.3%

Previously, Cal Water customers throughout the state reduced their water use in May by 6.5%, in June by 11.6%, in July by 12.4%, in August by 12.3%, in September by 10.6%, and in October by 12.1%.

Conservation savings for all Cal Water districts are available at drought.calwater.com/reductions. Customers can get more information about conservation rebates and programs, drought resources, and water restrictions at drought.calwater.com.

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Se aprueba la adquisición del sistema de agua de King's Mountain https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1219-acquisition-of-kings-mountain-water-system-approved/ Lunes 19 de diciembre de 2022, 22:03:13 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9733 Cal Water recibió la aprobación de la Comisión de Servicios Públicos de California (California Public Utilities Commission, CPUC) para adquirir los recursos del sistema de agua de King's Mountain Park Mutual Water Company (King's Mountain). El sistema de King's Mountain, que se encuentra junto al distrito Bear Gulch de Cal Water, actualmente brinda servicio a 23 conexiones residenciales cerca de Skyline Boulevard en Bay Area. Porque los residentes deben voluntariamente…

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Cal Water recibió la aprobación de la Comisión de Servicios Públicos de California (California Public Utilities Commission, CPUC) para adquirir los recursos del sistema de agua de King's Mountain Park Mutual Water Company (King's Mountain).

The King's Mountain system, which is adjacent to Cal Water's Bear Gulch District, currently serves 23 residential connections near Skyline Boulevard in the Bay Area. Because residents must voluntarily maintain system operations, the State Water Resources Control Board's Division of Drinking Water has supported the transfer of the smaller utility to Cal Water. Cal Water and King's Mountain first signed their purchase agreement in July 2022, and the transfer remains subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

“We appreciate the CPUC's review of our application to acquire the King's Mountain water system, which enables us to move one step closer to providing an ongoing, reliable supply of safe, clean water to its residents,” said Martin A. Kropelnicki, Group President and CEO.

Este comunicado de prensa incluye declaraciones prospectivas en concordancia con lo establecido por la Ley de Reforma de Litigios sobre Valores Privados de 1995 (la "Ley"). The forward-looking statements are intended to qualify under provisions of the federal securities laws for “safe harbor” treatment established by the Act. Forward-looking statements are based on currently available information, expectations, estimates, assumptions and projections, and management's judgment about the Company, the water utility industry and general economic conditions. Tales palabras como podría, espera, pretende, planea, cree, estima, asume, anticipa, proyecta, predice, pronostica o variaciones de dichas palabras o expresiones similares tienen la intención de identificar a las declaraciones prospectivas. Las declaraciones prospectivas no son garantías de acciones futuras. Las mismas están sujetas a los cambios e incertidumbre de las circunstancias. Los resultados reales pueden variar materialmente del contenido de las declaraciones prospectivas. Factors that may cause a result different than expected or anticipated include, but are not limited to: ability to close the acquisition of King's Mountain, integrate the businesses, and operate the King's Mountain system in an effective and accretive manner; natural disasters, public health crises, pandemics, epidemics or outbreaks of a contagious disease, such as the outbreak of coronavirus (or COVIDâ€�19); governmental and regulatory commissions' decisions, including decisions on proper disposition of property; consequences of eminent domain actions relating to our water systems; changes in regulatory commissions' policies and procedures; the timeliness of regulatory commissions' actions concerning rate relief and other actions; changes in water quality standards; changes in environmental compliance and water quality requirements; electric power interruptions; housing and customer growth trends; the impact of opposition to rate increases; our ability to recover costs; availability of water supplies; issues with the implementation, maintenance or security of our information technology systems; civil disturbances or terrorist threats or acts; the adequacy of our efforts to mitigate physical and cyber security risks and threats; the ability of our enterprise risk management processes to identify or address risks adequately; labor relations matters as we negotiate with unions; changes in customer water use patterns and the effects of conservation; the impact of weather, climate, natural disasters, and diseases on water quality, water availability, water sales and operating results, and the adequacy of our emergency preparedness; and, other risks and unforeseen events. Al considerar las declaraciones prospectivas, usted debe tener en cuenta las declaraciones preventivas que se incluyen en este párrafo, al igual que el informe anual 10-K, el informe trimestral 10-Q y otros informes presentados ocasionalmente ante la Comisión de Valores y Bolsa (SEC, siglas en inglés). La Compañía no asume ninguna obligación de proporcionar actualizaciones de las declaraciones prospectivas por medios públicos.

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Partnering to Consolidate Central Valley Water Users https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1215-partnering-to-consolidate-central-valley-water-users/ Viernes 16 de diciembre de 2022, 00:36:16 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9731 Grant funding from the State of California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) to the County of Tulare will enable local water provider Cal Water to connect two small, disadvantaged communities struggling with failing domestic wells with its Visalia system. The consolidation is intended to help ensure residents in West Goshen and on Harrison Road receive…

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Grant funding from the State of California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) to the County of Tulare will enable local water provider Cal Water to connect two small, disadvantaged communities struggling with failing domestic wells with its Visalia system. The consolidation is intended to help ensure residents in West Goshen and on Harrison Road receive a reliable supply of safe, clean water for years to come.

While 80 customers that had been part of West Goshen Mutual Water Company were added to Cal Water’s system in 2014, another 50 residences in West Goshen had domestic wells and were not part of West Goshen Mutual and the original consolidation. Through DWR's Small Community Drought Relief Program, the Community Water Center helped secure $3.45 million for Tulare County, so that Cal Water can extend its water mains and connect the remaining 50 customers, whose groundwater wells are failing and do not meet water quality standards.

Cal Water will also be able to extend its pipes and connect about 25 customers whose wells have gone dry along Harrison Road and Avenue 266, through a grant of approximately $535,000 that Self-Help Enterprises helped secure from DWR's program for Tulare County. Officials for both projects hope to break ground in 2023 and complete construction by the end of 2024.

"We believe everyone should have reliable access to safe, clean water," said Marty Kropelnicki, Cal Water President and CEO. "To that end, we are pleased to partner with Tulare County, our local community organizations, and the Department of Water Resources to support residents in the West Goshen and Harrison Road communities, particularly as climate change will continue to have more frequent and severe impacts on the region's water supplies in the future."

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Recibimos el reconocimiento "America's Most Responsible Companies" https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1207-americas-most-responsible-companies-honor/ Miércoles 07 de diciembre de 2022, 21:47:41 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9720 La revista Newsweek reconoció hoy a California Water Service Group (Group), agregándonos a su lista de empresas más responsables de Estados Unidos para 2023. 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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Newsweek America's Most Responsible Companies 2023 logoNewsweek 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 (ESG) matters.

Group ranked second among water utilities and 127th overall among all companies nationwide. The list includes companies across 14 industries and recognizes the top 500 out of 2,000 of the largest public companies by revenue.

America's Most Responsible Companies were selected based on publicly available key performance indicators (KPIs) derived from corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and other reports as well as an independent survey. The KPIs focused on company performance in ESG areas, while the independent survey asked U.S. citizens about their perception of company activities related to corporate social responsibility.

“California Water Service Group is honored to again be recognized by Newsweek for the work we do year-round to care for the environment and enhance the quality of life for our customers, communities, employees, and stockholders,” said Martin A. Kropelnicki, Group President & CEO.

The full listing is published at www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-most-responsible-companies-2023.

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Sexto mes consecutivo de ahorro de agua https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1130-sixth-straight-month-of-water-savings/ Miérc. 30 de nov. de 2022, 21:15:14 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9713 Los clientes de Cal Water redujeron su uso de agua por sexto mes consecutivo en octubre. Ten of Cal Water's districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 12.1% compared to October 2020. "Even as temperatures drop, we're seeing great signs that our customers are continuing their conservation efforts regardless of…

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Los clientes de Cal Water redujeron su uso de agua por sexto mes consecutivo en octubre. Ten of Cal Water's districts surpassed 15% in reductions; company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 12.1% compared to October 2020.

“Even as temperatures drop, we're seeing great signs that our customers are continuing their conservation efforts regardless of the weather,” said Martin A. Kropelnicki, President and CEO.

The 10 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are:

  • Antelope Valley, saving 15.5%
  • Bear Gulch, saving 16.9%
  • Hermosa-Redondo, saving 21%
  • Livermore, saving 19.1%
  • Marysville, saving 19.9%
  • Oroville, saving 24.5%
  • Palos Verdes, saving 27.2%
  • Selma, saving 15.7 %
  • Westlake, saving 31.8%
  • Willows, saving 19.0%

Previously, Cal Water customers throughout the state reduced their water use in May by 6.5%, in June by 11.6%, in July by 12.4%, in August by 12.3%, and in September by 10.6%.

Conservation savings for all Cal Water districts are available at drought.calwater.com/reductions. Customers can get more information about conservation rebates and programs, drought resources, and water restrictions at drought.calwater.com.

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Operation Gobble en East Los Angeles https://www.calwater.com/latest-news/2022-1118-operation-gobble-in-east-los-angeles/ Viernes 18 de noviembre de 2022, 15:10:53 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest-news&p=9705 Our East Los Angeles District recently held its annual Operation Gobble event at the Centro Maravilla Service Center in partnership with Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo. One hundred and fifty families in need were provided Butterball turkeys and meal kits to help them enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Attendees also learned aboutâ€"and those eligible were enrolled inâ€"our Customer…

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Employees with Operation Gobble turkeysOur East Los Angeles District recently held its annual Operation Gobble event at the Centro Maravilla Service Center in partnership with Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo. One hundred and fifty families in need were provided Butterball turkeys and meal kits to help them enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Attendees also learned aboutâ€"and those eligible were enrolled inâ€"our Customer Assistance Program, which provides a monthly bill discount for those who meet income guidelines.

Operation Gobble is intended to help local families who may be struggling during the holidays and is funded for through our philanthropic giving program.

Cal Water employees working at Operation Gobble Operation Gobble booth Distributing turkeys for Operation Gobble Mariachi band at Operation Gobble event

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