CWS Utility Services provides nonregulated contract utility services to customer in California. It serves various water providers, including municipalities and privately owned utility companies. The company offers a range of services, including customer care, meter reading, billing and water quality testing. It also conducts the sale of nonutility properties. The company provides home emergency insurance solutions that feature coverage for customer-owned exterior water service lines and internal plumbing and drainage systems. CWS Utility Services is a subsidiary of California Water Service Group, which is one of the largest investor-owned water utility companies in the United States and was founded in 1997.