CPUC approves California American Water's acquisition of Meadowbrook
California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, announced it has received California Public Utilities Commission approval for the acquisition of the Meadowbrook Water Company in Merced County. California American Water will begin operating the water system in 2017. The water system was purchased for $4M and will add approximately 1,650 new service connections to California American Water's customer base in Sacramento County. California American Water currently supplies water service to about 60,000 homes and businesses in the Sacramento District and to about 178,000 other customers throughout the State. Meadowbrook Water Company customers will be served by a staff that includes water treatment and distribution operators that are experts in their fields and hold water treatment and distribution certifications through the State Water Resources Control Board.