The CPUC often holds public forums, formally called Public Participation Hearings (PPHs), and other events to hear from the public on issues before the CPUC.

If you have questions about PPHs or other events, please contact the CPUC's Public Advisor. You can also read What to Expect at Public Participation Hearings.

See information on upcoming PPHs and other events below.

Upcoming Public Forums (Public Participation Hearings) and Other Events

Great Oaks Water Company GRC (A.21-07-001)

On July 1, 2021, Great Oaks filed its application to increase rates charged for water service by $2,618,705 or 12.05% in 2022, by $1,762,136 or 7.23% in 2023, and by $1,879,770 or 7.20% in 2024 with the CPUC. The application is requesting a total of $6,260,611 over the three-year period.

If the CPUC approves this application, Great Oaks will recover forecasted costs in rates over a three-year period beginning July 1, 2022. This will impact your bill.

You can also make your voice heard in this proceeding, and read the comments of others, on our online Docket Card comment section at

  • WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Remote access via webcast or phone:
    • Live video broadcast with English or Spanish captions via webcast:
      • Participants who choose to participate via webcast only will have audio and video, but will not be able to make verbal comment. If you would like to make comments during the meeting, refer to the phone-in information below.
      • For captions, after clicking on the name of the workshop, click the green button below the video for captions. Then select captions by clicking on the white icon next to the word “live” at the bottom of the video.
      • It will also be recorded and archived for future viewing.
    • Phone (English): 800-857-1917, passcode: 1673482
      • Participants will have audio (in English) and will be able to make comments or ask questions.
  • If specialized accommodations are needed to attend, such as non-English or sign language interpreters, please contact the CPUC’s Public Advisor’s Office at or toll free at 866-849-8390 at least five business days in advance of the public forum.
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To see a list of prior public participation hearings, check out this page.