On July 5, 2012, Cal Water filed its General Rate Case Application for its General Office and 23 water districts, requesting approval to increase revenues. The increases total to:
Public Hearings were held by the CPUC in April and May in several communities across California.
On October 30, 2013, ORA, Cal Water and other Intervenors filed a Settlement with the CPUC, coming to consensus on all issues except two.
The Settlement resolved the following issues with parties agreeing to:
Issues resolved in the settlement are expected to result in a rate increase of 9.2% in 2014.
The two outstanding issues to be litigated are:
ORA supports the Settlement because it reduced Cal Water’s 2014 GRC revenue requirement increase by over $36 million, which saved Cal Water’s ratepayers approximately $6.00 per month.
See summary Table comparing Cal Water's request with DRA's recommendations, by water district.
See full listing of DRA’s March 1, 2013 Testimony of Results of Operations, by district.
See ORA’s November 27, 2013 Opening Brief.
See ORA’s January 6, 2014 Reply Brief filed.
See ORA’s November 27, 2013 Comments.
A final CPUC Decision is expected in 2014.
See the proceeding docket.