California American Water recently published its 2013 water quality reports for customers within its seven Monterey County District service areas. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all Monterey main area (the communities of Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Sand City and Seaside), Ryan Ranch, Bishop, Hidden Hills, Ambler Park, Toro and Chualar systems. California American Water serves about 100,000 residents within these areas. “We are pleased to report our water is of high quality and in fact, exceeds drinking water standards for purity,” said Director of Operations Eric Sabolsice. “This is the result of the hard work our team puts in every day to treat and test our community’s water supply.” The annual Consumer Confidence Report is a performance measure that compares the quality of water supplied by California American Water against standards established by the EPA and the California Department of Public Health. The report describes local drinking water sources and shares test results, including substances detected and their levels. The reports are available online at www.calamwater.com. Customers who wish to receive a printed copy of a report may contact the company’s 24-hour customer service center at 1-888-237-1333 to request one be mailed to them. California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 600,000 people. Founded in 1886, American Water Works Company is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 40 states, and parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.