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Proposed Increase of Water Rates by Golden State Water


In July, Golden State Water Company filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to increase revenues. Ratepayers opposed to the increased rate proposal should phone, mail, or email their comments to the CPUC Public Advisor.  When filing your protest, be sure to reference GSWC’s Application No. 11-07-017.

CPUC Public Advisor

320 West 4th Street, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(866) 849-8391 or (213) 576-7055

For additional information, please visit Golden State Water’s webpage.

On April 16, 2012 the City Council adopted Resolution 2012-08, in support of Senate Bill1364.  SB1364 would amend the Public Utilities Code making transactions made by private water companies more transparent and giving ratepayers opportunities to gain greater involvement in the rate adjustment process.

Click here to view the staff report and letter regarding support for SB1364.

Click here to download a letter you can send to your elected representatives in support of SB1364.

Click here to viewletter from the City of Cypress, Los Alamitos, and Seal Beach stating opposition to the rate increase.

City Hall is open Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please review procedures here.