May 31, 2024 - 

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) invites customers of San Jose Water Company to a remote Public Forum on the utility’s rate case. This is an opportunity for San Jose Water’s customers to communicate directly with the CPUC regarding the revenue and rate base changes that San Jose Water proposes in its rate case application.

When: June 13, 2024, 2 p.m. AND 6 p.m.

What: The Public Forums will begin with a brief overview of party positions, and then public comments will be heard.

Where: Phone or webcast only:

How to Make Comment:

  • Call In: Use the telephone number above to comment publicly during the Public Forums.
    • Participants who wish to speak must press “star one” after entering the passcode, unmute their phone, and record their name. This will alert the operator who will put the speakers into a queue and announce each speaker’s name one at a time when the speaker’s turn comes up. When it is time for public comment, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) will make an announcement through the telephone line for those who wish to speak.
  • Send Us Your Written Comments: Submit your comments anytime, and read the comments of others, at:

San Jose Water’s Request:

On January 2, 2024, San Jose Water requested CPUC approval to increase rates charged for water service by $38,950,000 or 7.52 percent in 2025; $22,052,000 or 3.96 percent in 2026; and $25,850,000 or 4.46 percent in 2027.

Join Us

The CPUC welcomes attendance and comments at the Public Forums (formally called a Public Participation Hearing), as public comments help the CPUC reach an informed decision.

If specialized accommodations are needed, such as non-English or American Sign Language interpreters, please contact the CPUC’s Public Advisor’s Office at or toll free at 866-849-8390 at least five business days in advance of the Public Forums.

No official action will be taken on this matter at the Public Forum.

Additional Information

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