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San Jose Water Files 2021 Annual Water Quality Report

Tap water meets all primary drinking health standards in 2021

 

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2022 – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today that it has filed its annual Water Quality Report, providing a snapshot of water quality data, including where the company’s water comes from and how its quality compares to California state standards.

San Jose Water Receives CPUC Approval for Smart Meter Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2022 – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved its request to deploy Advanced Metering Infrastructure, more commonly known as AMI or smart meters. The Company will be investing approximately $100 million over the next four years in this technology, which supports customer service and environmental goals.

SJW’s Andy Gere Inducted into UConn’s Distinguished Engineers Academy

San Jose Water President and Chief Operating Officer Andrew Gere honored by alma mater for engineering excellence.

 

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2022 – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced that Andrew Gere, President and Chief Operating Officer, was inducted into the University of Connecticut Academy of Distinguished Engineers.

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.

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Imagine a Day Without Water - Oct 21, 2020

Committing to a Sustainable Water Future for All

Wednesday, October 21st marks the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water event, a national education campaign dedicated to appreciating the way water systems impact our lives and communities. Water companies are responsible for many things that you may not even know about — like taking care of the environment and ensuring sustainability for generations to come.

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Train ride upgrade at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

San Jose Water Announces Community Donations of $285k in 2020

SAN JOSE, Calif., – San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today that it donated $285,000 to local non-profits, community organizations, and other philanthropic entities in 2020, a 26% increase over 2019. Monetary donations are funded by Company shareholders.

Supporting local organizations with financial contributions and employee volunteer time are the foundation of the company’s ongoing commitment to improving quality of life in the communities it serves.

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.

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