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San Jose Water Encourages Businesses, Schools and Operators of Vacant Properties to Flush Pipes to Maintain Water Quality

Quality can deteriorate when water is left sitting in pipes. Building owners should proactively flush water pipes before reoccupying.

San Jose, CA — June 8, 2020 — As Gov. Newsom announced a staged plan for re-opening many businesses, San Jose Water recommends that building owners and property managers flush the water pipes upon returning to any building that may have been vacant or infrequently occupied over the last several weeks.

Carl Guardino Joins SJW Group Board of Directors

A well-respected and transformational Silicon Valley leader, Guardino has a successful track record of promoting economic development — working to improve quality of life in the communities he has served.   

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2020 – SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) has appointed Carl Guardino to the company’s board of directors effective May 19, 2020.

San Jose Water Announces COVID-19 Precautions

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16, 2020 – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today COVID-19 related precautions that it is taking to protect the health and safety of employees, customers, and the community while continuing to deliver safe and reliable water service.

San Jose Water Announces Community Donations of nearly 225k in 2019

The company continues to enhance its commitment to supplier diversity. San Jose Water was also the recipient of four prestigious public outreach awards.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan 22, 2020 – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today that it donated nearly $225,000 to local non-profits, community organizations, and other philanthropic entities in 2019, a 34% increase over 2018. Monetary donations are funded by Company shareholders.

San Jose Water Provides Disaster Relief Customer Protections

Residents to receive financial assistance in the event of a natural disaster

San Jose Water Files Application for Investment in Advanced Metering Infrastructure

AMI technology provides daily water usage stats to customers, reduces water loss and is critical to complying with the new state conservation standards

San Jose Water’s Andy Gere Named Chairman of the NAWC Board of Directors

San Jose – October 29, 2019 — San Jose Water, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group, today announced that its President and Chief Operating Officer, Andy Gere, has been named Chairman of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) for 2020. Gere previously held the role of Vice Chairman.

SJW Group Announces CPUC Decision on San Jose Water General Rate Case

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—San Jose Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Group, (NYSE:SJW) announced that earlier today the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) issued its decision on San Jose Water’s general rate case for the years 2019 through 2021.

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