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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.

SJW Files General Rate Case Application

SAN JOSE, CA – San Jose Water Company (San Jose Water), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced the filing of its 2021 General Rate Case (GRC) application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

San Jose Water, CWA Team Up with Assemblyman Evan Low to Donate Thanksgiving Meals

San Jose Water Supports Operation Gobble

In the face of extraordinary economic hardship this year, many local residents are struggling to put food on the table. San Jose Water (SJW) is making sure needy residents in the greater San Jose area can still enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with the donation of 100 Safeway gift cards to The African American Community Service Agency (AACSA).

San Jose Water Recognized as one of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Most Philanthropic Companies for 2020

The Silicon Valley Business Journal has named San Jose Water as one of 2020’s most philanthropic companies. The entire list comprising 50 organizations was unveiled in the November 13, 2020 issue of the Business Journal. 

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.

San Jose Water Makes Donation to San Jose Aspires

San Jose, CA — July 16, 2020 - San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced today that it has made a $50,000 donation to San Jose Aspires, an education initiative launched by the office of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, to support underserved San Jose high school students by getting them on a pathway to postsecondary education.

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.

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