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SJW Corp. Announces Postponement of San Jose Water Company’s Cost of Capital Proceeding

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SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) today announced that San Jose Water Company, its wholly owned subsidiary, along with three other California water utilities (the “Joint Parties”) submitted a letter on January 20, 2015, to the Executive Director of the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) confirming and agreeing to the two conditions listed below, thereby postponing their scheduled Cost of Capital filings to March 31, 2016.

The Joint Parties had filed, on November 25, 2014, a request for a one year postponement of their Cost of Capital (“COC”) filings scheduled for March 31, 2015. Pursuant to the CPUC’s rate case plan, the Joint Parties were required to file their COC applications on a triennial basis with the next scheduled filing to take place by March 31, 2015. Postponing the filing for one year alleviates administrative processing costs on the Joint Parties as well as the CPUC staff. On January 8, 2015, the CPUC’s Executive Director granted the extension request subject to two conditions: (1) the Joint Parties agreeing to postpone adjustments to the water cost of capital mechanism for one year, and (2) the Joint Parties obtaining the agreement of the other Class A water utilities scheduled to file on March 31, 2016 to postpone their COC proceedings for one year.

SJW Corp. is a publicly traded holding company headquartered in San Jose, California. SJW Corp. is the parent company of San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc., Texas Water Alliance Limited, and SJW Land Company. Together, San Jose Water Company and SJWTX, Inc. provide water service to more than one million people in San Jose, California and nearby communities and in Canyon Lake, Texas and nearby communities. SJW Land Company owns and operates commercial real estate investments.

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