Últimas noticias - California Water Service https://www.calwater.com Vie. 15 de feb. de 2019, 15:43:31 +0000 ing.-EE.UU. por hora 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 Comenzó el proyecto de mejora en la infraestructura de agua en Salinas.  https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0214-sln-main-project/ Jue. 14 de feb. de 2019, 17:35:41 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6477 Cal Water has begun a water infrastructure upgrade in Salinas that will strengthen water system reliability and infrastructure resiliency, as well as enhance fire protection in northern Salinas. The project, which is expected to be completed in April, includes the installation of 1,180 feet of new 8-inch water main, 220 feet of new 6-inch water…

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NoticiasCal Water has begun a water infrastructure upgrade in Salinas that will strengthen water system reliability and infrastructure resiliency, as well as enhance fire protection in northern Salinas.

The project, which is expected to be completed in April, includes the installation of 1,180 feet of new 8-inch water main, 220 feet of new 6-inch water main, and 65 new 1-inch service connections to replace aging mains in the area. Crews will also install three new fire hydrants as part of the project.

"The installation of these water mains will enable us to continue providing safe and reliable water service to Salinas residents and businesses for years to come. The addition of three new fire hydrants will also ensure our first responders have the water they need to protect the community in the event of an emergency," said District Manager Brenda Granillo. "This project is just one of the ways Cal Water is working to always provide quality, service, and value to our customers."

The new water main will be installed on Polk Street, Polk Circle, and Monroe Street. The work will be performed Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and crews will make every effort to minimize traffic delays during construction. When the work is completed, all impacted streets, sod, and landscaping will be restored to as close to the previous condition as possible.

Additionally, water quality testing will be conducted when construction has been completed. After tests results are returned, individual water services will be connected to the new main.

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Cal Water firma un acuerdo para adquirir un sistema de agua y aguas residuales en el condado de Madera https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0204-millerton/ Lun. 04 de feb. de 2019, 15:29:03 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6459 California Water Service Group announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the water and wastewater system serving the Preserve at Millerton, a soon to be built 1,400-unit master-planned, mixed-use community in Madera County that will include residences, commercial/office space, parks, community facilities, and associated infrastructure. The agreement requires the approval of…

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NoticiasCalifornia Water Service Group announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the water and wastewater system serving the Preserve at Millerton, a soon to be built 1,400-unit master-planned, mixed-use community in Madera County that will include residences, commercial/office space, parks, community facilities, and associated infrastructure.

The agreement requires the approval of the California Public Utilities Commission, which is expected to issue a decision on the matter before the end of 2019.

"We are pleased to provide service in this growing region, which is near our existing service area in Selma, California. We look forward to being part of this new community as it takes shape," said President and Chief Executive Officer Martin A. Kropelnicki.

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"). Tales declaraciones intentan tener la protección de lo dispuesto por las leyes de valores federales para los principios de "puerto seguro" establecidos por esta Ley. Dichas declaraciones se basan en información actualmente disponible, expectativas, estimaciones, presunciones y proyecciones y criterios de manejo sobre la Compañía, la industria de servicios públicos del agua y las condiciones económicas generales. 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: governmental and regulatory commissions' decisions; 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; inability to renew leases to operate city water systems on beneficial terms; changes in California State Water Resources Control Board water quality standards; changes in environmental compliance and water quality requirements; electric power interruptions; changes in customer water use patterns and the effects of conservation; the impact of weather and climate on water availability, water sales and operating results; the unknown impact of contagious diseases on the Company's operations; civil disturbances or terrorist threats or acts, or apprehension about the possible future occurrences of acts of this type; labor relations matters as we negotiate with the unions; restrictive covenants in or changes to the credit ratings on our current or future debt that could increase our financing costs or affect our ability to borrow, make payments on debt or pay dividends; 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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California Water Service Group más de $1,000,000 en 2018 para mejorar las vidas de sus comunidades locales https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0128-charitable-contributions/ Lunes 28 de enero de 2019, 21:20:31 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6446 As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1,000,000 to local non-profits, community organizations, and other philanthropic entities in 2018, exceeding 2017 contributions by an estimated $200,000. "In 2018, the deadly Mendocino Complex, Camp, and…

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As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1,000,000 to local non-profits, community organizations, and other philanthropic entities in 2018, exceeding 2017 contributions by an estimated $200,000.

"In 2018, the deadly Mendocino Complex, Camp, and Woolsey Fires devastated communities in and around our service areas. It was important to us to do everything we could to help those who were affected," said President and Chief Executive Officer Martin A. Kropelnicki.

The company partnered with the Utility Workers Union of America to raise more than $300,000 for the North Valley Community Foundation, American Red Cross, and North Valley Animal Disaster Group.

Other contributions made in California, Washington, Hawaii, and New Mexico supported charitable organizations making life better by providing food, shelter, and resources to those in need, including the Visalia Emergency Aid Council, Bakersfield Homeless Center, Oroville Rescue Mission, Selma Salvation Army, and Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation. The company also provided $60,000 in college scholarships to 22 local students, including first-generation college students.

The utility's financial contributions are part of the Group's philanthropic giving program and do not affect customers' rates, according to Kropelnicki.

Además de hacer contribuciones financieras, la compañía alienta a sus empleados a trabajar como voluntarios. Throughout the utility, employees contributed time and talent to support the Monterey County and Second Harvest Food Banks, Salvation Army, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Toys for Tots, United Way, Dixon Family Services, Boys and Girls Clubs, and American Cancer Society, among many other organizations.

"Making a positive difference for those who live in our service areas is a cornerstone of who we are as both a utility and individuals," said Kropelnicki. "In both times of tragedy and every day, it's important to us. I am proud to represent a company that always commits to doing the right thing and to work side-by-side with people who care about giving back."

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Comienza el proyecto de mejora de la infraestructura en San Mateo https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0114-san-mateo-tank/ Lunes 14 de enero de 2019, 17:55:46 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6420 Cal Water has begun retrofitting and painting the interior of the water storage tank on 28th Avenue in San Mateo, a project that will improve water supply reliability for area residents. The work will control corrosion of the tank, extend the life of the infrastructure, and help maintain water quality. It will also enhance the…

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NoticiasCal Water has begun retrofitting and painting the interior of the water storage tank on 28th Avenue in San Mateo, a project that will improve water supply reliability for area residents. The work will control corrosion of the tank, extend the life of the infrastructure, and help maintain water quality. It will also enhance the tank structure and ensure employees have safe access when performing inspections.

"Water facility improvement projects such as this are vital to our commitment to delivering safe and reliable water service to San Mateo residents for years to come while also protecting the safety of our employees," said District Manager Ross Moilan. "By performing maintenance and upgrades including retrofits and interior paint we are able to prolong the tank's useful life and delay the need for a costly tank replacement."

The work will be performed Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Every effort will be made to minimize noise from the site during the project, which is expected to be completed in seven to nine weeks.

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Se completaron dos proyectos de mejora de infraestructura en Salinas https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0114-sln-main/ Lunes 14 de enero de 2019, 17:08:03 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6417 Cal Water completó dos actualizaciones de infraestructura de agua en Salinas a fines de 2018 que reforzarán la confiabilidad del sistema de agua y la resistencia de la infraestructura, además de mejorar la protección contra incendios en el área.  El primer proyecto incluyó el reemplazo de más de 2,000 pies de tubería principal con tubería de PVC de 8 pulgadas y la instalación de 45 nuevas conexiones de servicio de 1 pulgadas...

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NoticiasCal Water completó dos actualizaciones de infraestructura de agua en Salinas a fines de 2018 que reforzarán la confiabilidad del sistema de agua y la resistencia de la infraestructura, además de mejorar la protección contra incendios en el área. 

The first project included the replacement of more than 2,000 feet of water main with 8-inch PVC pipe and the installation of 45 new 1-inch service connections in central Salinas. The project took place on Marigold Way and Shasta Way, from Garden Way to John Street. Crews also installed four additional fire hydrants to ensure firefighters have sufficient resources to protect the community.

Secondly, crews replaced 2,285 feet of water main with 8-inch PVC pipe and installed 59 new 1-inch service connections on Garden Way, Magnolia Drive, Meadow Drive, and the south end of Marigold Way. Three new fire hydrants were also installed as part of this project.

"The replacement of these water mains, which were more than 60 years old, will ensure we can continue to deliver safe and reliable water service to our customers for decades to come. The addition of seven new fire hydrants will also ensure firefighters have the water they need to protect the community in the event of an emergency," said District Manager Brenda Granillo. "These two projects are examples of how we invest in our water system to provide quality, service, and value to Salinas residents and businesses."

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Evan Markey fue nombrado gerente de distrito de Marysville https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0110-markey-mrl/ Jueves 10 de enero de 2019 18:38:36 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6412 Mary Jones, Twelve-Year Marysville District Employee, to Oversee Day-to-Day Operations Cal Water has selected its Willows Manager Evan Markey to also lead the utility's Marysville and Redwood Valley Districts. Markey succeeds Local Manager Rob Thompson, who transitioned into a management role in another Cal Water district earlier this month. Markey, who has served as Cal…

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NoticiasMary Jones, Twelve-Year Marysville District Employee, to Oversee Day-to-Day Operations

Cal Water has selected its Willows Manager Evan Markey to also lead the utility's Marysville and Redwood Valley Districts. Markey succeeds Local Manager Rob Thompson, who transitioned into a management role in another Cal Water district earlier this month.

Markey, who has served as Cal Water's Willows Local Manager since May 2017, has been with Cal Water for 11 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of water distribution, operations, and treatment systems. He started his Cal Water career in the utility's Chico District as a Laborer and subsequently worked as an Operation Maintenance Worker, Meter Reader, Conservation Coordinator, and Superintendent. Markey has Water Treatment Grade Two and Water Distribution Grade Three certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

According to Director of Field Operations Mike Jones, Cal Water chose to have Markey oversee all three districts to reduce the utility's headcount and utilize employee resources as optimally as possible.

To support day-to-day operations, Cal Water has selected Mary Jones (no relation to Mike Jones) to serve as the Marysville Operations Manager. Mary Jones started her Cal Water career in the Marysville District in February 2007 as a Customer Service Representative. She has also worked as the Customer Service Manager and Foreman, and has Water Treatment Grade Two and Water Distribution Grade Three certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board.

"Evan serves the Willows community very well and will continue that effort in his new role in Marysville with the support of Mary, who brings local operational knowledge," Mike Jones said. "They understand the water issues and social needs in a smaller community and will utilize that same knowledge and expertise to ensure we always provide quality, service, and value to our Marysville customers."

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Evan Markey fue nombrado gerente de distrito para el área de servicio de Redwood Valley https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0110-markey-rv/ Jueves 10 de enero de 2019 17:43:34 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6419 Darin McCosker Will Continue to Oversee Day-to-Day Operations Cal Water has selected its Willows Manager Evan Markey to also lead the utility's Redwood Valley and Marysville Districts. Markey, who has served as Cal Water's Willows Local Manager since May 2017, has been with Cal Water for 11 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of water…

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NoticiasDarin McCosker Will Continue to Oversee Day-to-Day Operations

Cal Water has selected its Willows Manager Evan Markey to also lead the utility's Redwood Valley and Marysville Districts. Markey, who has served as Cal Water's Willows Local Manager since May 2017, has been with Cal Water for 11 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of water distribution, operations, and treatment systems.

Markey started his Cal Water career in the utility's Chico District as a Laborer and subsequently worked as an Operation Maintenance Worker, Meter Reader, Conservation Coordinator, and Superintendent. Markey has Water Treatment Grade Two and Water Distribution Grade Three certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

According to Director of Field Operations Mike Jones, Cal Water chose to have Markey oversee all three districts to reduce the utility's headcount and utilize employee resources as optimally as possible.

To support day-to-day operations, Darin McCosker will serve as the Redwood Valley Operations Manager. McCosker started his Cal Water career in July 2012 as the Superintendent of the Redwood Valley District. He has worked in the water industry since 1991, ten years of which were in management. McCosker has Water Treatment Grade 5 and Water Distribution Grade 3 certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board, and a Grade 2 Collections Systems Technician certification from the California Water Environment Association.

"Evan serves the Willows community very well and will continue that effort in his new role in our Redwood Valley District with the support of Darin, who brings local operational knowledge," Jones said. "They understand the water issues and social needs in a smaller community and will utilize that same knowledge and expertise to ensure we always provide quality, service, and value to our customers."

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Mejora en el sistema de agua en Los Altos finalizada https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2019-0108-las-mrp/ Martes 08 de enero de 2019, 20:39:53 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6376 Cal Water ha completado un proyecto de reemplazo de tubería principal en Los Altos que fortalecerá la confiabilidad en el sistema de agua y la resistencia de la infraestructura, y mejorará la protección contra incendios en el área. El proyecto, que comenzó el 2018 de octubre y se completó justo antes de año nuevo, incluyó la instalación de aproximadamente 2,200 pies de nueva tubería principal de agua de 6 pulgadas…

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NoticiasCal Water ha completado un proyecto de reemplazo de tubería principal en Los Altos que fortalecerá la confiabilidad en el sistema de agua y la resistencia de la infraestructura, y mejorará la protección contra incendios en el área.

The project, which began in October 2018 and was completed just before the new year, included the installation of approximately 2,200 feet of new 6-inch water main on Casita Way, from Alvarado Avenue to the end of Casita Way, in north Los Altos. The new pipes are made of PVC, which generally lasts longer than other materials and does not corrode. The durability of these new pipes also means that customers will see benefits from this infrastructure upgrade both now and for decades to come.

Crews also installed four additional fire hydrants to ensure firefighters have the resources they need to protect the community. The utility has completed water quality testing and restored affected streets, sod, and landscaping.

"This infrastructure upgrade was an important step in ensuring we can continue to reliably deliver safe, high-quality water every day to our Los Altos residents, and that firefighters have the water they need during an emergency," said District Manager Ron Richardson. "These improvements are just one example of our promise to provide quality, service, and value to our customers and communities."

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Cal Water tranquiliza a residentes de Chico y Oroville sobre la calidad del agua https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2018-1228-paradise-water/ Viernes 28 de diciembre de 2018, 22:47:11 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6369 After neighboring towns issued do-not-drink advisories due to effects from the Camp Fire, Cal Water took steps to reassure its customers in Chico and Oroville that local water quality was not impacted and the water remains safe to use and drink. Residents in Chico and Oroville began contacting Cal Water after hearing about water quality…

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NoticiasAfter neighboring towns issued do-not-drink advisories due to effects from the Camp Fire, Cal Water took steps to reassure its customers in Chico and Oroville that local water quality was not impacted and the water remains safe to use and drink.

Residents in Chico and Oroville began contacting Cal Water after hearing about water quality issues in other towns impacted by the fire. Cal Water District Manager George Barber said Friday that the current issues being experienced elsewhere are due to fire damage to the pipes that transport the water in those systems; however, because the fire did not reach Cal Water's Chico nor Oroville service areas, the local systems were not affected.

“Protecting our customers' health and safety is our highest priority, and beyond the assurance that this devastating fire did not touch our local infrastructure, we also have a robust water quality monitoring program that confirms the water continues to meet all federal and state standards,” Barber said.

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La Comisión de Servicios Públicos de California aprueba la disposición de Cal Water del servicio de agua regulada para base aérea de Travis https://www.calwater.com/latest_news/2018-1213-tafb/ Jueves 13 de diciembre de 2018, 22:38:20 +0000 https://www.calwater.com/?post_type=latest_news&p=6354 The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted today to approve Cal Water, the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group, owning and operating the Travis Air Force Base (TAFB) water system as a regulated water utility district. The decision enables Cal Water to acquire the water distribution assets of TAFB from the U.S. Department of…

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NoticiasThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted today to approve Cal Water, the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group, owning and operating the Travis Air Force Base (TAFB) water system as a regulated water utility district. The decision enables Cal Water to acquire the water distribution assets of TAFB from the U.S. Department of Defense and provide water utility service to the base for a term of 50 years.

Subject to the terms of the contract with the Department of Defense and the CPUC decision, Cal Water will begin serving TAFB's more than 15,000 active and reserve personnel and civilians in 2019. The utility will operate, maintain, and upgrade the water system infrastructure; Cal Water plans to make initial capital improvements of about $12.7 million on the 6,400-acre base over the first five years, with an expected total capital investment of about $52 million over the 50-year term of the contract. The CPUC will regulate water rates, rules, and tariffs for the system as part of Cal Water's normal three-year rate case cycle.

"We are pleased that the CPUC has approved a decision that enables us to best serve the U.S. Department of Defense and Travis Air Force Base, and allows us to invest in the system to continue providing reliable, high-quality water utility service to the men and women who serve our country," said Martin A. Kropelnicki, Cal Water President and CEO. "We look forward to providing the same quality, service, and value to Travis Air Force Base that all of our customers around the state expect and deserve."

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"). Tales declaraciones intentan tener la protección de lo dispuesto por las leyes de valores federales para los principios de "puerto seguro" establecidos por esta Ley. Dichas declaraciones se basan en información actualmente disponible, expectativas, estimaciones, presunciones y proyecciones y criterios de manejo sobre la Compañía, la industria de servicios públicos del agua y las condiciones económicas generales. 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: governmental and regulatory commissions' decisions; 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; inability to renew leases to operate city water systems on beneficial terms; changes in California State Water Resources Control Board water quality standards; changes in environmental compliance and water quality requirements; electric power interruptions; changes in customer water use patterns and the effects of conservation; the impact of weather and climate on water availability, water sales and operating results; the unknown impact of contagious diseases on the Company's operations; civil disturbances or terrorist threats or acts, or apprehension about the possible future occurrences of acts of this type; labor relations matters as we negotiate with the unions; restrictive covenants in or changes to the credit ratings on our current or future debt that could increase our financing costs or affect our ability to borrow, make payments on debt or pay dividends; 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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