CPUC Authorizes Cal Water to Invest $828 Million Through 2021

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued its decision yesterday on the 2018 General Rate Case and Infrastructure Improvement Plan for California Water Service (Cal Water), the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT). The decision marks the end of an extensive review of the utility’s water system …

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U.S. EPA Invites California to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting California to apply for a total of $695 million in water infrastructure loans through a new infrastructure financing authority. This innovative program, known as SWIFIA, will help finance infrastructure projects to improve water quality and protect public health in communities across California. …

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Plan to Raise Shasta Dam Finalized by Trump Administration

The Trump Administration has released the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to increase water storage capacity in the Shasta Lake reservoir by 634,000 acre-feet, or more than 200 billion gallons. “President Trump has made investing in our existing infrastructure a top priority. Raising Shasta …

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