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Information on California American Water


California American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 600,000 people. On the Monterey Peninsula, California American Water serves the communities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley, Carmel Highlands, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Monterey, Del Rey Oaks, Seaside, Sand City as well as several areas along the Highway 68 corridor. Also in Monterey County, California American Water serves the community of Chualar.

While the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District provides the legislative oversight of California American Water, the company sets its rates through the California Public Utilities Commission. For information on your water bill or to report a water leak, please call the local office at 831.646.3205

2021 Annual Conservation Report


Residential Rates and Blocks

California American Water customers on the Monterey Peninsula are billed on a 4 tiered system.

For the Monterey Main system – Tier 1 Starts with 29.9CGL, and after customers use more than the amount, they move to Tier 2 which is an additional 29.9 CGL. Tier 3 is for the next 54.5 CGL. All water consumption over 114.3 CGL is part of Tier 4.

If you have any questions about the tier system, please contact California American Water’s customer service center at: 1-888-237-1333 business hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. M-F or local California American Water conservation representatives at (831) 646-3205 option 2, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Commercial Rates

For Commercial Rates please visit Cal-Am’s webpage by CLICKING HERE

H2O – Low Income Assistance Program

California American Water currently offers a low-income assistance program that discounts monthly water charges for qualifying customers in the Monterey District. For a copy of the H2O low-income application and to view qualifying guidelines, contact our customer service center at: 1-888-237-1333, visit our local business office, or download the application online.