Epcor Water moves to take over as interim manager at Johnson Utilities

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the vote for the Arizona Corporation Commission. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. At a July 26 hearing, with a vote of 4-0, the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to approve an interim manager to temporarily take over operations of Johnson Utilities, which […]

Pfeifer: Temporary management change at Johnson Utilities long overdue

It’s no secret that Johnson Utilities has serious problems that point directly to poor management practices. Some have questioned a decision to appoint EPCOR as the interim new managers of Johnson Utilities.  In my opinion this decision is not only smart but could be the only way Johnson Utility customers can get the quality of […]

Queen Creek ‘thankful’ interim manager approved for Johnson Utilities, mayor says

The Arizona Corporation Commission at a July 26 hearing voted 4-0 to appoint EPCOR as the interim manager of Johnson Utilities. The appointment is a result of the commission’s assistant chief administrative law judge’s recommended opinion and order issued on July 12 and approved by the commission on July 24, according to a release. The […]

Queen Creek Town Council executive session July 25 on Johnson Utilities

The Queen Creek Town Council is to meet in a closed-door executive session July 25 to discuss and consult with the town’s attorney for legal advice on the Arizona Corporation Commission’s actions related to Johnson Utilities. The meeting, which is not open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Ironwood Conference Room […]

Forese: Commissioners to discuss appointing interim manager for Johnson Utilities

In the matter of the Arizona Corporation Commission’s investigation of the billing and water quality issues of Johnson Utilities LLC, Docket No. WS-02987A-18-0050: It was reported to me that Johnson Utilities recently pulled over 30 water meters across San Tan Valley causing multiple construction projects to stop. This lack of water has also prevented the […]

Cloud, Dr. Deal: Independent interim management needed at Johnson Utilities

The Association of Christian Churches and Non-Profits, in San Tan Valley and in Queen Creek, stands in solidarity with the concerned citizens of San Tan Valley in seeking immediate justice and reform in the Johnson Utilities Co. for the health and welfare of our families, children, our water and our air. Since 2008, the ACCO, https://www.facebook.com/TheACCO, […]

Goodman encourages San Tan Valley residents to attend hearings on Johnson Utilities

Saying it is time for San Tan Valley residents to “address the movers and shakers at the state level,” Pinal County Supervisor Mike Goodman has released a statement in which he encouraged constituents to attend public hearings regarding Johnson Utilities. “I have heard your complaints and there is only so much the county can do to address […]

Commissioners to host public comment forums on Johnson Utilities, prior to vote on rate increase

The Arizona Corporation Commission will conduct six public comment forums over two days to hear outstanding issues, complaints and input from customers of Johnson Utilities. The public comment forums — scheduled for Feb. 20-21 in San Tan Valley — are to give customers the opportunity to have their voices heard by commissioners prior to their […]

Pinal County signs order of abatement by consent with Johnson Utilities over hydrogen sulfide violations

Pinal County Air Quality announced Aug. 26 it signed an order of abatement by consent with Johnson Utilities L.L.C. on Monday, Aug. 21.  This action comes after the Pinal County Board of Supervisors studied a potential lawsuit against the utility company after numerous violations of the county’s Air Quality Control District Code of Regulations. Simply […]

Johnson Utilities issues warning infants should not drink water

This warning affects the Johnson Ranch, Copper Basin, Rancho Bella Vista and Rancho Bella Vista South subdivisions. Johnson Utilities LLC received certified lab results June 27 that showed nitrate levels of 11 mg/L. This is above the nitrate standard, or maximum contaminant level, of 10 mg/L, according to a press release issued by Pinal County. […]