California American Water Acquires Warring Water Service, Inc.

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE:
AWK), has entered into agreement to acquire the operating assets of
the Warring Water Service, Inc. Following the completion of the sale,
California American Water will become the new water provider to
approximately 514 customers in Piru, California.

Warring Water Service Inc., is a privately owned class D water utility
located in Ventura County. California American Water currently supplies
water service to more than 48,000 homes and businesses in Los Angeles
and Ventura County. Warring Water Service, Inc., customers will be
served by California American Water’s water treatment and distribution
operators who are experts in their fields and are certified through the
California State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Drinking

“We are pleased to have entered into contract and look forward to
serving customers in the Piru area,” said California American
Water’s Vice President of Operations Garry Hoffer. “Our Ventura water
system is close to Piru so we know the area well. Warring Water
customers will be able to take advantage of our excellent conservation,
rate assistance and customer service programs once the integration is

Warring Water Service Incorporated and California American Water
Company will now seek approval for the sale from the California Public
Utilities Commission.

“The contract agreement is a step forward and secures long-term quality
service for our customers,” said Warring Water Service Incorporated
Owner Glenn Pace.

California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK),
provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to
more than 690,000 California residents. Information regarding California
American Water’s service areas can be found on the company’s website

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and
most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater
utility company. The company employs more than 7,100 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to more than 14 million people in
46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean,
affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we
keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit


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