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California Water Service Group (CWT)

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California Water Service Group

1720 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112-4508
United States
408 367 8200

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Water
Full Time Employees1,207

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Martin A. KropelnickiPres, CEO & Director2.38MN/A1967
Mr. Thomas F. Smegal IIIVP, CFO & Treasurer694.65kN/A1967
Ms. Lynne P. McGheeVP & Gen. Counsel478.5kN/A1965
Mr. Paul G. TownsleyVP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Regulatory Matters Officer608.27kN/A1957
Mr. Robert J. KutaVP of Engineering and Chief Water Quality & Environmental Compliance Officer535.44kN/A1965
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. It is involved in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. The company offers its services to approximately 486,900 customer connections in 100 California communities; approximately 5,000 water and wastewater customer connections on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 17,700 customer connections in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and approximately 8,300 water and wastewater customer connections in the Belen, Los Lunas, Indian Hills, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. It also engages in the provision of non-regulated water-related services, including operating municipally owned water systems, privately owned water, and recycled water distribution systems; providing water system operation, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; billing optional third-party insurance programs to its residential customers; and providing lab services. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate Governance

California Water Service Group’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 9, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.