Profile: California Water Service Group (CWT)
23 Feb 2017
California Water Service Group, incorporated on August 2, 1999, is a holding company. The Company operates through supply and distribution of water, and providing water-related utility services segment. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico and Hawaii. The Company's subsidiaries include California Water Service Company (Cal Water), New Mexico Water Service Company (New Mexico Water), Washington Water Service Company (Washington Water), Hawaii Water Service Company, Inc. (Hawaii Water), and CWS Utility Services and HWS Utility Services LLC (collectively, Utility Services). Cal Water, New Mexico Water, Washington Water and Hawaii Water are regulated public utilities. The regulated utility entities also provide some non-regulated services. Utility Services provides non-regulated services to private companies and municipalities.
The Company's business consists of the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public and irrigation uses, and for fire protection. It also provides non-regulated water-related services under agreements with municipalities and other private companies. The non-regulated services include full water system operation, billing and meter reading services. Non-regulated operations also include the lease of communication antenna sites, lab services and promotion of other non- regulated services.
The Company's California water operations are conducted by the Cal Water and CWS Utility Services entities, which provide service to approximately 480,300 customers in over 85 California communities through approximately 25 separate districts. Cal Water operates two leased water systems, which include the City of Hawthorne and the City of Commerce. Hawaii Water provides service to approximately 4,300 water and wastewater customers on the islands of Maui and Hawaii, including several resorts and condominium complexes. The Company's subsidiary, Washington Water, provides domestic water service to approximately 16,500 customers in the Tacoma and Olympia areas. New Mexico Water provides service to approximately 7,900 water and wastewater customers in the Belen, Los Lunas and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico.
The Company operates municipally owned water systems, privately owned water systems, and recycled water distribution systems. The Company also provides operating and maintenance, and meter reading and billing services for water and wastewater systems.
California Water Service Group
1720 N 1st St
SAN JOSE CA 95112-4508