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NOTICE: Effective July 3, 2014, California American Water has two new affiliates, Mt. Ebo Water Works, Inc. and Mt. Ebo Sewerage Works, Inc. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decisions 11-10-034 and 12-01-042.

NOTICE: A new affiliate of California American Water, known as "Dale Service Corporation," was created on November 14, 2013. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decisions 11-10-034 and 12-01-042.

NOTICE: As a result of its conversion from a corporation to a limited liability company, California American Water's affiliate, American Water Resources, Inc.  has changed its name to American Water Resources, LLC. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decisions 11-10-034 and 12-01-042.

NOTICE: As a result of a name change and an October 4, 2012 merger, California American Water has a new affiliate, New York American Water Company, Inc. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decisions 11-10-034 and 12-01-042.

NOTICE: A new affiliate of California American Water, known as American Water Resources of Florida, Inc.,created on May 8, 2012. Also, Aqua New York Inc., created on May 1, 2012 which owns two subsidiaries, Aqua New York of Seacliff, Inc., and New York Water Service Corp. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decision 11-10-034.

NOTICE: A new affiliate of California American Water, known as - "AW Contract Services (Canada), Inc." was created on February 1, 2012. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decision 11-10-034.

NOTICE: Two new affiliates of California American Water, known as "AW Contract Services (USA), Inc." and "AW Contract Services Holding, Inc." were created on January 17, 2012.This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decision 11-10-034.

NOTICE: A new affiliate of California American Water, known as "AW Technologies Incorporated," was created on November 14, 2011. This notice is posted pursuant to Rule VIII.D of the Affiliate Transaction Rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in Decision 10-10-019, as modified by Decision 11-10-034.

 

California American Water District Brochures

The Southern California Districts of currently have new brochures describing its history and services: San Diego, Los Angeles and Ventura.

 

CENTRAL DIVISION
California American Water’s Urban Water Management Plan for Monterey County District

2010 Monterey District UWMP Final

 

NORTHERN DIVISION
California American Water’s Urban Water Management Plan

2010 Sacramento District UWMP Final

     Supplement to Appendix N

Central Sacramento County Groundwater Management Plan

Sacramento Groundwater Authority Groundwater Management Plan

 

SOUTHERN DIVISION: NOTICE
California American Water’s Urban Water Management Plan

2010 San Diego District UWMP Final

2010 Los Angeles District UWMP Final

2010 Ventura District UWMP Final

Investment In Infrastructure

Over the past few months, several public television networks have broadcast "Liquid Assets," a 90-minute documentary that highlights our nation's water and wastewater systems, and the fact that many of these aging systems have been neglected. In fact, the American Society of Civil Engineers, in its 2009 Report Card on America's Infrastructure, designated a letter of D- to our nation's drinking water and wastewater systems' infrastructure, respectively. 

At American Water, investing in our infrastructure is critical to our mission of serving our customers quality and reliable water and wastewater service. We have a strong and ongoing commitment to investing in infrastructure and keeping it updated so our customers never have to think about it. Our projects range in size from replacing aging mains in a rural community of five hundred people, to a project that will improve service to thousands in a Midwestern city. Nationwide, we have spent about $1.5 billion in the past three years on infrastructure investments across the country. For more information on specific improvement projects, please visit our Investment in Infrastructure page.

Additional Resources

American Society of Civil Engineers 2009 Report Card for America's Infrastructure 

Full Report Card (pdf)

Drinking Water and Wastewater Sections (pdf)

White Paper

Challenges In The Water Industry: Infrastructure And Its Role In Water Supply


A Message to American Water Customers on Pharmaceuticals

At American Water, we take water quality and safety very seriously. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets water quality standards intended to protect public health and American Water treats and delivers water that meets or surpasses all EPA drinking water standards.

Currently, the EPA does not require water utilities to monitor for pharmaceuticals in water, nor have they set treatment standards for pharmaceuticals in water. However, research studies have shown that the treatment processes used by American Water can be effective for the removal of many of these compounds.

American Water has been and will continue to work in close collaboration with the EPA to set drinking water standards that protect the quality of our water supply. 

What does American Water do to protect the public from pharmaceutical contaminants?

While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not require water utilities to monitor or treat for pharmaceuticals in drinking water, research studies have shown that American Water's treatment processes can be effective for the removal of many of these compounds. In many locations, American Water provides treatment using activated carbon, ozone, or other oxidants that can help remove many pharmaceuticals. American Water facilities are active in watershed and well-head protection programs to prevent pollutants from even entering our water supplies. For more than a decade, American Water has been active in supporting, and participating in research to better understand the occurrence, treatment, and health effects of trace levels of pharmaceuticals in water.

"Liquid Assets" Documentary Debuts

The new documentary "Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure," has begun appearing on local public broadcasting systems. This special TV documentary focuses on the serious issues facing the nation’s water infrastructure. Produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting, the 90-minute program explores the critical role that our water systems play in protecting public health and promoting economic prosperity. Click here for broadcast information in your area. For additional online information about the program, visit www.liquidassets.psu.edu.