Governance at California Water Service Group


Engaging Our Workforce

Our 1,200+ employees help California Water Service Group serve more than 150 communities across five states. To develop a workforce that performs at the highest levels and reflects the diversity of the communities that we serve, we have made significant investments in hiring, training, engagement, and safety.

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment—one that places equal opportunities for advancement at its core. Fundamentally, we believe that this is the right thing to do. More than that, operating in this manner helps us attract the best people and broaden our perspectives, which makes us stronger and enhances our connections to the communities we serve.

Talent Attraction & Retention

Working in the water industry presents unique opportunities as well as challenges, and we need a workforce that is equipped to embrace both. We devote significant resources to talent recruitment and development, with top-tier training programs and pathways to advancement. Competitive pay and benefits along with a commitment to fair labor practices have helped us earn a Great Place to Work® certification from the Great Place to Work Institute® for the 8th consecutive year in 2023.

Workplace Health & Safety

A focus on health and safety underpins our operations. Injury prevention forms the bedrock of our safety efforts, and our proactive approach involves extensive safety training. We work to surpass regulatory compliance standards wherever possible and engage employees regularly to provide input and evaluate our progress. Our contractors are also required to meet our high safety standards.

Our ESG Reporting

Our annual ESG reporting provides detailed updates on our ESG strategy and the progress we’ve made on topics that are important to the company and to our stakeholders. 

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