American States Water Company (AWR) is a holding company. The Company is the parent company of Golden State Water Company (GSWC) and American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS), as well as various subsidiaries of ASUS. The Company's segments include water, electric and contracted services. Within the segments, AWR has two principal business units, water and electric service utility operations, conducted through GSWC, and contracted services conducted through ASUS and its subsidiaries. GSWC is a public utility engaged principally in the purchase, production, distribution and sale of water in approximately 10 counties in the State of California. GSWC also distributes electricity in various San Bernardino County mountain communities in California through its Bear Valley Electric Service division. ASUS operates, maintains and performs construction activities, including renewal and replacement capital work, on water and/or wastewater systems at various United States military bases.