American States Water Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Water, Electric, and Contracted Services. The company purchases, produces, distributes, and sells water, as well as distributes electricity. As of February 23, 2017, it served approximately 261,000 water customers located throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal, and Southern California; and approximately 24,000 electric customers located in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, California. The company also provides water and/or wastewater services, including the operation, maintenance, renewal, and replacement of the water and/or wastewater systems at various military installations. American States Water Company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.