California American Water Launches Mobile Conservation/Water Waste App

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–California American Water has introduced a new app, available for
download now in the Apple and Android app stores that allows customers
and other concerned residents to report water waste when they see it.
Photos will be geo tagged and uploaded directly so that California
American Water can investigate the leak or waste.

“As the drought continues, most of our customers are doing a great job
of conserving water,” said drought manager Evan Jacobs. “This app gives
customers the opportunity to report leaks and water waste quickly so
that we can find water waste and leaks and address them as soon as

Customers are encouraged to use the app to report water waste and leaks.
However, if there is a water waste emergency or a leak is causing
property damage, we encourage customers to call our toll free 24-hour
hotline to report for immediate assistance.

“Downloading the free app is simple,” said Jacobs. “Just search for ‘CA
American Water’ in the store and it will be the first result.”

Through the app, California American Water customers can also learn
about the conservation programs offered in each of our districts around
the state. Raising awareness of our free Waterwise Home Surveys, rebates
for water saving home appliances and free water smart devices will help
customers control water use.

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

Founded in 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most
geographically diversified publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater
utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company
employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and
market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an
estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More
information can be found at


California American Water
Evan Jacobs, 916-568-4252