Golden State Water Company

Golden State Water Company (GSWC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American States Water Company (AWR), and a public utility company, provides water service to approximately 259,000 customers located within 75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal, and Southern California. GSWC's water operations are grouped into seven districts and twenty-one customer service areas. 

Bear Valley Electric Service

The Company also distributes electricity to over 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San Bernardino, through our Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) division.

American States Utility Services, Inc.

American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS) is a wholly owned subsiduary of American States Water Company (AWR). ASUS and its subsidiaries provide operations, maintenance and construction management services for water and wastewater systems located on ten military bases throughtout the country through 50-year privatization contracts with the U.S. government. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families. Susidiaries of ASUS include Fort Bliss Water Services Company, Terrapin Utility Services, Inc., Old Dominion Utility Services, Inc., Old North Uitility Services, Inc. Palmetto States Utility Services, Inc., and Emerald Coast Utility Services, Inc.


In pursuing our mission, the board of directors, management and the company´s employees are guided by the shared Values presented below:

Integrity - Building trust through honest communications and doing what is right

Teamwork - Maximizing efficiency through collaboration and individual strengths

Respect - Valuing diversity and treating all stakeholders with fairness

Excellence in Service - Striving for excellence and quality in everything we do

Accountability - Taking ownership of one´s actions