California American Water to host meter retrofit event in Parkway

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California American Water to host meter retrofit event in Parkway

Utility celebrates completion of $40-million project to install meters for more than 40,000 customers in the Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California American Water has completed a $40-million project to install water meters at 42,740 homes in the company's 10 Sacramento area water systems as state law requires. Water meters have helped reduce water consumption by more than 20 percent and are expected to save 141 million gallons per month or 1.7 billion gallons annually in California American Water's Sacramento water systems.

The company will be holding a press conference and celebration at a Parkway community member's residence to celebrate the last of the meter installations in the neighborhood. The celebration will be attended by invited guests from the community, including Supervisor Jimmie Yee, state and local elected officials and representatives from environmental organizations and water utilities.



  California American Water and County Supervisor Jimmie Yee


Meter Retrofit Celebration


4729 A Parkway
Sacramento, CA


Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

The event will include a brief welcome ceremony and speakers followed by an opportunity for media interviews. For more information please contact Evan Jacobs at (916) 568-4252 or email:

California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYS: AWK) , provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 600,000 people.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 30 states, and parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting

California American Water
Evan Jacobs
Office: 916-568-4252
Mobile: 707-495-6135

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California


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