SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) (“SJW Group”) and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (“Connecticut Water”) today announced the close of their merger. The combined company, SJW Group, is the third-largest investor-owned pure play water and wastewater utility based on rate base in the United States, serving nearly 1.5 million people across California, Connecticut, Maine and Texas. In connection with the closing of the transaction, Connecticut Water is now a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Group, and Connecticut Water’s common shares have ceased trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Maine Water Company announces Mike Ames as the new Superintendent of the Camden Rockland Division. Mike comes to Maine Water from Farley, Inc. where he gained over twenty years of experience as a team leader and project manager.
Maine Water Company is pleased to announce that 13 high school seniors have been selected as our 2019 scholarship winners. Maine Water has awarded scholarships for more than 25 years to support outstanding students from its service areas.
On Saturday, June 1st, a team of Maine Water and Connecticut Water employees paddled along the Kennebec River in the annual Paddle for Pine Tree Camp fundraiser that helps Maine kids and adults with disabilities attend summer camp. More than $3,500 was raised by the team.
Maine Water Company filed applications today with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for state and federal environmental permits in support of their plan to build a new water treatment facility on the Saco River in Biddeford. The new facility will replace the original water treatment facility along the Saco River that dates back to 1884. It will provide continued water service to Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach and the Pine Point area of Scarborough.
Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTWS), today announced the availability of the Company’s 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report. The update demonstrates the company’s progress and milestones in achieving its environmental and social goals. The report covers the achievements and activities of Connecticut Water, Maine Water, Avon Water and Heritage Village Water companies, which are all publicly regulated water or wastewater utility subsidiaries of Connecticut Water Service in Connecticut and Maine.